Employment Law

Siteslegalweek20180118us Employment Law Giant Continues European Expansion With Milan Office Launch - Legal Week

Littler Mendelson is continuing its push to expand abroad, having hired a six-lawyer team for a new office in Milan, Italy - the firm’s fourth new …

Law (UK)

Thompson Burton names partner

Thompson Burton has named employment law specialist Jennifer Lankford a partner in the firm.<p>Lankford is the firm’s first associate to be selected for …

Nashville

Leading employment law provider unfairly dismissed senior employee, tribunal finds

3 January 2018<p>Call: MD shouted down phone at claimant<p>The leading unregulated provider of employment law services unfairly dismissed a senior …

Law (UK)

Companies are using Facebook to block older workers from job ads

A joint investigation by <i>ProPublica</i> and the <i>New York Times</i> has found that <b>major companies including Verizon, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Target and Facebook itself are using Facebook’s ad targeting tools to block job ads appearing for older workers.</b> And it’s not just on Facebook that the companies are …

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Key Employment Updates for 2018

<b>This article has been submitted by Boss HR</b><p>It is nearly time to lock up the office door for the Christmas break and officially start enjoying the …

News (Wales)

It's official: Employment claims soar in wake of fee decision

Figures still lag pre-2013 levels, but lawyers warn employers to put their house in order.

Law (UK)

Five important employment law issues facing business owners in 2018

From the removal of tribunal fees to widespread claims regarding sexual harassment, 2017 has been a busy year in terms of employment law issues. Next …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Employees and Business

<b>This event has been submitted by Boss HR</b><p>Have you secured your place on our next free Employment Law Seminar?<p>Stay up to date with the ever changing …

News (Wales)

Job quality and value creation

The CIPD summarises its purpose as championing better work and working lives. This can be pursued through numerous specific focuses, from employment …

Blue J Legal Combines Law and AI with Employment Foresight

Technology is designed to make work easier—whether that means education, health, or even the law.<p>Toronto’s Blue J Legal has announced Employment …

Intelligence

Boss Business Tips: Why Should you Outsource HR?

This article has been submitted by Boss HR<p>All employers face HR and Employment Law issues at some point in their businesses. We understand the …

News (Wales)

Shake-up coming for bosses, staff and contractors, but devil will be in the detail

Employment law has often see-sawed as governments change, and this time the scales may sway further than usual.<p><b>OPINION:</b> The nation is watching the …

New Zealand News

Hands off your co-workers, or criminal charges could apply

As the aftermath of Harvey Weinstein continues its global reverberations, few have commented on its criminal aspects. Employee miscreants often …

Law

NFL Owners May Force Players To Stand For National Anthem With New Rule Change, League Now Says

National Football League owners will meet next week to potentially adopt a new rule that would force NFL players to remain standing during the …

Joe Lockhart

We Don’t File Lawsuits On Principle (Or: Why All Employment Lawsuits Often Have Such Bad Facts On Both Sides)

Recently I attended a pretrial conference where one of the opposing counsel said something very profound: we don’t try cases on principle. As a …

Law

What You Need to Do if You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Harassment

The problem is, you don't always know what is unwanted until you carry out the behavior. So, apologize and make a mental note that this person is a …

Career Development

Racing stables challenging employment law finding

Ballydoyle Racing Stables is at the Labour Court to challenge a finding of employment law breaches by the Workplace Relations Commission.<p>Following an …

News (Ireland)

Featured News

Nov 01<p>Payne & Fears LLP has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list and regionally in 5 practice areas.<p>We are honored …

Salt Lake City

To keep our labour market flexible, employment law must keep up with the times

The UK’s employment rate has been a standout success story of recent years, and currently sits at a record high of just under 75 per cent.<p>The …

Economy

11 essential HR metrics. Are you tracking all of them?

Being able to back up your decisions with clear data evidence is all part of strong leadership in HR, and there’s a high chance you’re already on top …

Uber Employees Aren’t The Only Ones Vulnerable To Discrimination

Uber has a discrimination problem, and it’s not just the one you might be thinking of.<p>Many of us read Susan Fowler’s account of her experience as an …

Uber

Petrol Station fined for underpaying workers

A Northland petrol station has been ordered to pay more than $28,500 for serious breaches of employment law, including underpaying wages and holiday …

New Zealand News

Littler Continues European Push With UK Merger

Littler Mendelson has continued its European push by securing a tie-up with 16-lawyer U.K. boutique GQ Employment Law.<p>The move marks Littler’s third …

Here Are 10 Skills Every HR Manager Needs to Succeed at Work

You wanted a job in Human Resources because you like people. Got it. But, liking people is not enough. There are many skills every HR manager needs …

Human Resources

Nasscom issues a statement saying that TCS and Infosys only get 8.8 percent of total H-1B visas

Indian IT industry's apex body has said that the two top companies - TCS and Infosys - got only 8.8 percent of H-1B visas for placement of workers in …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

UK financial firms seek to use Brexit to roll back employment protections for UK workers

UK finance firms want to use Brexit as an opportunity to roll back employment law protections for British workers, a new survey has found.<p>More than …

Brexit

How H-1B visa program has become a gateway for replacing US workers with cheap foreign labor

UK businesses resistant to post-Brexit employment law changes

The UK's exit from the EU could prompt extensive changes in employment laws. However, employers are only expressing demand for significant change in …

Brexit

After Fox Fired O'Reilly, Bill Shine Should Be Next

It took years of sexual harassment reports, millions of dollars in non-disclosure agreements, and a successful advertisers boycott, but Bill O’Reilly …

Journalism

This Is How Much You Should Be Paying Your Babysitter Now

Got the sneaking suspicion that you’re underpaying your babysitter? It’s possible: The average sitter gets paid nearly twice the federal minimum …

Babysitting