Employment Law

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life as a Small Business Owner

Small business owners often find themselves pulled in several different directions at once to keep their companies working. They might even be …

Small Business

We can't all be 24/7 even if the tech means we could

Back in the early 2000s, a guy I knew from London got a job working in Dublin in the recruitment industry. Some time after he started working in …

Employment

Wage growth moderate, better rules needed to catch Kiwis up - CTU

"Wage growth was still slow over the last year, and though for some it picked up a little from the year before, it is uneven," says CTU Economist …

Business (New Zealand)

Employment Law This Week- August 13, 2018: Ninth Circuit Voids No-Rehire Clause, Massachusetts Discourages Non-Competes, California Reviews Wage-Hour Issues, NLRB Streamlines Case Handling

Article ByGeorge Carroll Whipple, IIIJames A. GoodmanEpstein Becker & Green, P.C.Employment Law This WeekWe invite you to view <i>Employment Law This …

Law

How checking emails after work affects your mental health and relationships

The issue stems from what Becker calls the “insidious downsides” of the always-on society “which may be at least partly to blame for the national …

Mental Health

Hands Off-Pants On Ordinance In Effect in Chicago; California May Be Next

Article ByShawn D. FabianMichael J. RothSheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLPLabor & Employment Law BlogLast October, we wrote about a Chicago …

Law

Social Security Administration to Resume Social Security Mismatch Letter Notification Program in 2019 (US)

Article ByDaniel B. PasternakSquire Patton Boggs (US) LLPEmployment Law WorldviewThe Social Security Administration (“SSA”) recently announced that …

Law

How inmates who fight wildfires are later denied firefighting jobs

There are more than 2,000 prisoners doing the grueling work of fighting California wildfires, including the record-breaking Mendocino Complex Fire, …

U.S. Politics

Employment Rights and Responsibilities | Section of Labor and Employment Law

Independent Contractors, the NLRB, and Entrepreneurial Opportunity: A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing?<p>In the Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: Religious Rights for …

Hobby Lobby

Why do unions hide vote details from their members?

Stuff reports:<p><i>The nurses’ union is ignoring calls to release the results of a secret ballot that endorsed Tuesday’s pay deal.</i><p><i>Members of the New</i> …

Employment Law

Ilex: 'Substantial' sum paid to former staff

<b>Nine people have received "a substantial six figure settlement" after bringing legal action against the Northern Ireland Executive.</b><p>They brought the action for unfair dismissal after being made redundant by the Londonderry regeneration body Ilex, trade union NIPSA said.<p>The Executive Office said it …

Northern Ireland

The Government v. The Business Community: Playing Chicken Over Employment Law Reform

EVERY TIME the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance address the “Business Community” I wince. It’s painful to watch these two abase themselves …

Elections

SkyCity's bet on offshore online gambling lays bare the crapness of NZ's law

<b>SkyCity want to open an online casino. What makes them any different from the sharks already here, asks Don Rowe.</b><p>In a presentation to shareholders …

New Zealand

'Ignore at your peril': Could the 'Weinstein clause' be coming to Australia?

A 'Weinstein clause' that requires sexual misconduct claims against senior executives to be disclosed ahead of acquisitions should be considered to …

Sexual Harassment

Court was right about rigged gig economy

Some of the “innovation” that Silicon Valley sorts like to blather on about comprises creative approaches to shortchanging the workforce. The “gig …

African-American News

Ryanair rips up the rule-book for airline industrial action

The Dutch Airline Pilots’ Association celebrates its 90th birthday next year. The Netherlands pilots’ union has a long and proud history of fighting …

Profit

Hairdresser sacked over anxiety and panic attacks is awarded €7k

The dismissal was deemed to constitute discrimination on grounds of disability by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC).<p>An employment law expert …

Mental Health

'That Cannabis Show' to mix entertainment with information at industry event

SPRINGFIELD -- An autograph session with Jay Chandrasekhar of the "Super Trooper" movies will be part of "That Cannabis Show" set for the MassMutual …

Cannabis

National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week

​National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week, which takes place this year from Aug. 16-22, recognizes the civilian businesses, …

National Guard

Practical Guide to the GDPR – Part 8

Article ByDavid WhincupSquire Patton Boggs (US) LLPEmployment Law WorldviewPart 7 of this series looked at how far an employer might be exposed if …

Law

Taxi drivers owed nearly $100k after sham contracting investigation - MBIE

An employment determination has found a former taxi company in clear breach of minimum employment rights, by treating employees as contractors to …

Business (New Zealand)

Opinion: Kavanaugh likely to be pro-employer jurist

As confirmation hearings approach for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, picked by President Donald Trump to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court bench, …

Illegal Immigration

New Yorkers write the rules for this city. Not Uber

People want sustainable taxi and for-hire car services with common-sense regulation<p>The City Council will vote Aug. 8 on much-needed legislation to …

New York City

British Airways worker axed for 'having hair like a girl's hair'

London - A British Airways worker has accused the airline of sexism after he was sacked for having a ‘man bun’.Sid Ouared, 26, claims his contract …

British Airways

Employee or contractor? How CA’s new standards could spark changes in the gig economy

The California Supreme Court ruled on what defines an independent contractor versus an employee.<p>The ruling narrowed the terms under which a worker …

Chamber of Commerce

Ombudsman recovers $44,000 in lost wages from Degani cafes

Nine of the 15 stores found to have broken the rules were not compliant with paying weekend penalty rates, while eight weren’t doing the record …

Café

Prime Minister says labour law changes are 'no grounds for uncertainty'

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has continued her "push back" against low business confidence, playing down concerns around areas including labour law …

New Zealand

California and Federal Labor Law Poster Set with 1-Year Update Service -- English Version - Labor Law Posters - HR and the Law - Books & Resources

For more information on discounts for multi-year and bulk purchases, call toll free on 844-840-3449 or e-mail shrmstore@jjkeller.com<p><b>Mandatory</b> …

Labor Law

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Comprehensive Noncompetition and Trade-Secrets Reform

Article ByDonald W. SchroederFoley & Lardner LLPLabor and Employment Law PerspectivesThe Massachusetts General Court has passed legislation that, if …

Law

The Big 5 or a Local Event

<i>Missed the Annual conference this Year? Don’t fret, catch a local SHRM conference in a city near you!</i><p>Last year I had the opportunity to catch my …

New York State