The tweets are flying out of the courtroom in day 5 of the highly anticipated Silicon Valley sex bias jury trial happening right now in a Superior Court of California San Francisco courtroom.
Journalists from the Wall Street Journal , Business Insider...
One of my guilty pleasures is watching Tim Allen's show Last Man Standing. Guilty because, unlike the very apolitical Home Improvement, Tim Allen uses his new vehicle to take some slaps at President Obama and liberals in general. In a recent episode...
by Robin Largent
Last week a California Court of Appeal addressed various issues relating to the enforceability of an employment arbitration agreement containing a class action and representative action waiver in the wake of the California Supreme...
I once worked for a law firm (that shall remain nameless) that put me in a converted utility closet for my office. It was the only associate “office” open near the partners for whom I worked. It was so cramped that I has to turn sideways to...
The Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling in United States v. Windsor created a lot of uncertainty in the area of federal employment benefits. Because the federal government’s definition of marriage as being between one man and one woman was held to...
As just-back-from-Sierra-Leone Kaci Kickox continues to fight efforts to bind her to a mandatory 21-day Ebola quarantine, states around the country continue to figure out how to deal with these very new issues.
Ohio (which was Ebola ground-zero only...
When is a disability not a disability? When an employer fires a difficult employee based on his inability to get along with his co-workers, his ADHD diagnosis notwithstanding, at least according to the 9th Circuit in Weaving v. City of Hillsboro (8/15...
Can an employer's social media policy be unconstitutional? Maybe - if it's a public employer. We may get some insight into the constitutional boundaries of public employer social media policies in a new lawsuit filed against a sheriff's office...
by Rachel Tischler
As we reported in December 2013 (see here ), New Jersey was on the road to joining 6 other states which have recently passed legislation banning or limiting the use of criminal background checks in the hiring process. On August 11...
by John E. Thompson
A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Claims underscores important propositions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act to the effect that:
♦ Failing to pay non-exempt employees the FLSA-required minimum-wage or overtime...
I've written here recently about the one-sided Criminalization of Employment Law . It seems that employees are getting tossed in jail while scofflaw employers sail off in their yachts laughing at the 99%. Well, at least one state Senator is doing...
Recently, the EEOC sued a Texas company, alleging that the company
engaged in disability discrimination, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act ,
when it fired a 680-pound worker because he was morbidly obese.
Is morbid obesity considered...
People Quit Their Jobs Every Day
Roughly 48% of the currently identified unemployed actually quit their
job. An unusually high number? No. That
is within range the national norm for the past 5 years .
Many people quit because they felt...
On last Sunday's episode of HBO's Boardwalk
Empire , Chalky White, a jailed African-American bootlegger, comforted
his wife with the following information about his attorney: "He a Hebrew
gentleman." Lest you think that such observations...
Your votes have been counted for the Top Labor & Employment Law Blog of 2011, and we have a winner!
Congratulations to Employment and the Law!
We were pleased about the volume of voting and the outstanding list of nominees in this year's...
The results are in, and the LexisNexis Labor and Employment Law Community is pleased to announce the LexisNexis Top 25 Labor and Employment Law Blogs of 2011. Congratulations to all the honorees and to all those who were nominated!
The honored blogs...
Visit the Ohio Employer's Law Blog, written by Jon Hyman, for practical employment
law information .
Published by Ashley Kasarjian, an attorney at Snell &
Wilmer L.L.P. in Phoenix, Arizona
Visit Employment and the Law
By Eugene D. Lee
Legal advice and tips about employee rights and employment law.
Visit the California Labor and Employment Law Blog
Daniel Schwartz of Pullman & Conley, LLC blogs
about news and noteworthy developments in the Labor & Employment Law Field.
Visit the Connecticut Employment Law Blog
By Richard Bales & other authors
Law school professors teaching
employment law, labor law, discrimination law and related courses provide daily
information and updates and discuss pertinent news and legal developments in
these areas of law....
By David S. Rich
Features questions and
answers about business litigation and employment law and updates and commentary
on national, New York, and New Jersey developments in these same areas of law.
Visit the New York Business Litigation and...
Up-to-date information on labor & employment
Visit the Labor & Employment Law Blog
Employment law and discrimination issues
Visit the Texas Employment Law Blog
Pithy commentary on employment law in Virginia
Visit the Laconic Law Blog