A Future of J.D. Advantage Jobs?

A Future of J.D. Advantage Jobs?

Law schools failing to adequately prepare students for the future through innovative coursework and technical work-study programs will watch their employment figures decline, followed by applications.
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Changes to New York State’s Sexual Harassment Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Law §296-d, effective April 12, 2018); Prohibiting employers from using a mandatory arbitration provision in an employment contract in relation to sexual harassment (N.Y. CPLR §7515, effective July 11 …
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Ex-Liddle Partner Looks To Exit Equal Pay Suit

Paparella, who left Liddle & Robinson in April 2015 and started her own employment firm, Law Office of Andrea Paparella PLLC, also named the individual attorneys Jeffrey Liddle, Blaine Bortnick, James …
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Do your job ads break the law?

Many recruitment firms could be unintentionally breaking the law by specifying age limits on their job adverts, according to research from the Australian Human Rights Commission. The Employing Older W…
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Uber drivers 'worker' status based on error or law, court hears

Uber contends that both tribunals “erred in law” in concluding that the pair were workers, submitting that it “wrongly disregarded the written contracts in which the parties’ agreements were recorded” …
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Law firm merges with London-based counterpart

The firm has merged with London-based commercial law firm Dorman Joseph Wachtel, which has a focus on commercial property, litigation, corporate and employment law services. Partners Michael Wachtel a…
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AUTHORITY FOR ADVANCE RULING – Taxability Of Inter-Company Supply Of Services In GST Unveiled: An Under Thought Area Of Taxation

AUTHORITY FOR ADVANCE RULING – Taxability Of Inter-Company Supply Of Services In GST Unveiled: An Under Thought Area Of Taxation

The letter of employment, setting out the scope of work for the purpose … This can change the status quo of the existing relation. It is a trite law that a specific description will always prevail o…
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The Google walkout is a watershed moment in 21st century labour activism

This is when employment contracts prevent workers from seeking remedies in a court of law, forcing them to use company procedures instead. The Google case confirms what common sense tells us: internal …
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October 2018: The Top 14 Labor And Employment Law Stories

It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few …
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Shiftboard Releases Compliance Automation to Help Enterprises Address Growing Labor and Employment Laws

Shiftboard, a global leader in workforce scheduling, today announced the release of a new offering to help customers automatically maintain compliance with an increasingly complex set of labor laws, u…
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The Blawg: Who’s responsible for employees’ wrongdoings?

The organisation has said it will appeal the judgment to the Supreme Court. Employer liability of this kind has to occur ‘in the course of employment’. The auditor was given the data in connection wit…
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Royal, P.C. Seminar on Dec. 6 to Tackle Employee Handbooks

NORTHAMPTON — With many Massachusetts employment laws going into effect this year, now is a good time for employers to look at their employee handbooks to see if any revisions may be necessary. Daniel …
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Insights into employment law

Insights into employment law

EXPERT insights into developments around employment law – in particular managing information – have been set out by law firm Walkers at events in Guernsey and Jersey. Some of the eight speakers who pr…
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Uber drivers ‘£18,000 poorer’ as firm appeals two-year-old tribunal order

The law firm Leigh Day – acting for the GMB union … But Uber is continuing to appeal the ruling, made two years ago at the central London employment tribunal. “These figures lay bare the human cost …
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3 Firms Steer IBM’s $34B Red Hat Acquisition

and labor and employment Law partner David Schwartz and associate Kimberly Franko Lower. Hogan Lovells is serving as antitrust counsel to IBM. The Hogan Lovells team includes partners Logan Breed and …
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Supermarket vicariously liable for payroll data breach by employee

Contributor Hannah Pryce, Employment Law Expert – Howes Percival. Mr Skelton was employed by Morrison Supermarkets as a senior IT internal auditor. In July 2013, Skelton received a formal warning foll…
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Emerging Attorney: Erin Ewell

An attorney at The Coppola Firm, she focuses on civil litigation, trusts and estates, and business and employment law. As a law student at the University at Buffalo, she received the Robert J. Connell…
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Back-burnered: Changes in fast food, retail employment law

Proposed changes in 2017 in laws affecting how fast-food and retail employees in New York could be scheduled were grilled by skeptics. “There were a lot of concerns about the proposed regulations,” sa…
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Coffin Mew law firm opens new offices in Brighton

Coffin Mew law firm opens new offices in Brighton

“The premises can accommodate the breadth of Coffin Mew’s industry sectors from property and commercial to employment and family law, so this positions us perfectly for further growth.”
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Employment Law This Week®: Protecting Your Trade Secrets from Insider Threats

British Airways, T-Mobile—these are just a few companies affected by hundreds of data breaches that have occurred this year. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and every new breach is a reminde…
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An Early Look at the Trends at the CHRO

Second, we continue to see an increase in the numbers of employment discrimination claims being filed at the state agency. While it is tempting to draw conclusions from this, the numbers seem to corre…
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I had a stroke and lost 25% of my vision. Although I should…

Ask Your Own Employment Law Question Customer reply replied less than 1 hour ago Don’t you need a doctor to verify your leave. I am confused which doctor would be responsible and what if their time fo…
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Employment Law This Week®: Protecting Your Trade Secrets from Insider Threats [Video]

Cyberattacks have emerged as a critical threat to trade secret security. This Employment Law This Week Deep Dive episode focuses on cybersecurity and protecting your trade secrets from attacks that oc…
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Back to Basics: A newbie's crash course on the FLSA

If you’re new to the field (or just need a little refresher), follow along as she speaks with experts and lays out the basics of federal employment law. She can be reached at [email protected] Story t…
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Potential Job Applicants Sue Companies with Difficult Online Forms

Potential Job Applicants Sue Companies with Difficult Online Forms

Could California prove to be a trendsetter in this developing area of employment law? Website litigation against businesses open to the public already has increased dramatically under Title III of the …
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New Federal Lawsuit Pits Religion Against Gay Rights in Employment Context

However, there is little high-profile case law on the conflict between religion and sexual orientation and gender identity in the employment context. The case could prove important to religious organi…
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'Hands off' management of staff stress not an option for universities

Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com … There have been cases in which the issue has been considered before the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) and Court of Appeal in England and Wales. …
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Export diversification and employment in Africa

There is a general consensus that trade has high potential to foster inclusive growth and create employment. Thus, classical trade theorists recommended active trade participation for both developed a…
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DLA Piper Adds Employment Partner In San Juan

She told Law360 she’ll be helping her new firm build a labor and employment team in Puerto Rico’s capital. Guzman said she was eager to spearhead DLA’s expansion into workplace law in San Juan. “I des…
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Employment Litigation Attorney One of Six New Hires for NJ Law Firm

LYNDHURST, N.J., Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to announce the addition of six new attorneys to the firm’s Environmental Law, Labor & Employment, Litigation and …
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Jacob Rowbottom: Cakes, Gay Marriage and the Right against Compelled Speech

Jacob Rowbottom: Cakes, Gay Marriage and the Right against Compelled Speech

Dismissal for a political opinion is not automatically unfair in the employment law of England and Wales. Lady Hale’s comments, however, lend support to the view that a dismissal for refusing to expre…
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Truckers Tell High Court State Taxes Threaten Deregulation

Law360 (October 17, 2018, 6:06 PM EDT) — Trucking carriers in Washington state have said the U.S. Supreme Court needs to hear a trio of cases to preserve federal trucking deregulation or states will …
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Here are the funding options for your law degree, GDL, LPC or BPTC

The Law Society’s Diversity Access Scheme The only financial … areer development loans cannot be used to fund a course that leads to another course rather than employment, so the GDL is not covered. …
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How the Employment Tribunal works

As employment law is so complex and the ET1/ET3 forms are crucial to any claim/defence, it is a good idea to have some help in preparing a case. This is where the help of a paralegal, who can offer th…
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COMMENT: Self-employed numbers waver in face of Brexit fears and hostile regulations

as well as punitive government measures like the changes to IR35 tax law. ONS figures out today show that, while there is the good news that overall unemployment has continued to fall slightly, self-e…
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Sharia Law in Florida Court: Islamophobia is Employment Discrimination

One attorney’s business model may be “door law,” in which he takes any client who walks through the door. Another attorney may pursue “shake-down law,” in which he hopes the defendant will cave under …
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Morgan Stanley Wins Bid To Arbitrate Ex-Exec's Bias Claims

Morgan Stanley Wins Bid To Arbitrate Ex-Exec's Bias Claims

But Schmell’s continued employment was allegedly threatened due to the book … Schmell filed his complaint in New Jersey state court on Nov. 13, alleging violations of the state’s Law Against Discrim…
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Summary of Key New California Laws for 2019 (and Beyond): What Employers Should Know

Currently, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. Moreover, FEHA makes it an unlawful practice for a person to …
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Working group recommends employment overhaul for screen industry

The Labour-led Government had promised to address the controversial so-called “Hobbit law” as one of its first pieces of work. National introduced the Employment Relations (Film Production Work) Amend…
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Jackson Boyd choose Linetime Liberate to enhance client service delivery

Jackson Boyd, one of Scotland’s leading litigation law firms specialising in personal injury, employment law and dispute resolution, have selected Linetime Liberate as its new integrated platform to s…
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Indonesian Employment Law Update: Permits for Foreign Workers

The Indonesian Ministry of Law and Human Rights (“MOLHR”) recently issued a regulation that sets out the procedures to obtain permits for foreign workers. MOLHR Regulation Number 16 of 2018 on the Pro…
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Inside New Staff Requirements Under French Employment Law

Companies implemented in France, even when owned by foreign investors, have some new obligations to add to their calendars. By Jan. 1, 2020, every company with 11 employees or more,[1] should have org…
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BU Law Employment Statistics

BU Law Employment Statistics

At BU Law, we are relentlessly focused on ensuring not only that our graduates are exceptionally well prepared to practice, but that top opportunities are available to them to start their careers in t…
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Labour MP Jess Phillips says women’s rights are being damaged because of Brexit

Phillips cited the example of a law that would have banned violent perpetrators of … warned that women could lose important equality and human rights protections – including employment rights and fu…
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Shropshire law firm opens new office in Shrewsbury

The staff based in the new office will primarily concentrate on property matters and conveyancing, but clients will also be able to access legal advice for commercial, employment, wills and probate, a…
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LC: Consultation launched into how employment law disputes are decided

The jurisdiction of employment tribunals, and the areas where they share jurisdiction with the civil courts to hear employment and discrimination claims, are being independently reviewed in a consulta…
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Pogba & Mourinho: How to manage work relations that go bad – Advice by Peninsula Employment Law Director Alan Price

This week, the feud between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho continued to rumble on following footage emerging of the duo in a hostile training ground stand-off, with words and steely stares exchanged at …
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Can arbitrarily terminated employees get more the 3 month-salary in compensation?

I would like to clarify that as per the Article 123 UAE Labour Law No 8 of 1980, which mentioned the following: “a. Where a worker is arbitrarily dismissed, the competent court may order the …
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Can accountancy firms set a retirement age?

Can accountancy firms set a retirement age?

Partner at employment law firm Springhouse Solicitors, Katy Meves, explains the process of retirement and its implications for employers and employees Retirement of senior management in commercial org…
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Amended Massachusetts Ban the Box Law Takes Effect October 13

In 2010, Massachusetts became the second state in the nation after Hawaii to enact Ban the Box laws for both public and private employers to prevent them from requesting criminal record information on …
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How to deal with mental health discrimination at work

Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor at DAS Law, explains what people need to know if they … you may need to seek specialist advice on making an employment tribunal claim. Are you intereste…
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Web Exclusive – September 2018: The Top 13 Labor And Employment Law Stories

It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few …
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INSIDE BUSINESS: What’s the status and the future of employment law?

As the 2017-2018 congressional calendar draws to a close, so does the likelihood of new employment laws making it out of the 115th Congress. While this means the end of the road for some proposed legi…
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On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Leicestershire law firm Cummins Employment Solicitors has hired John Wood as associate. Wood has joined the specialist employment law firm in Enderby after nine years at Leicestershire County Council …
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Lawyers Brown Turner Ross appoints two new directors

Lawyers Brown Turner Ross appoints two new directors

He is an expert in commercial dispute resolution, property litigation, non-contentious corporate matters and employment law. With offices in Liverpool and Southport the firm’s expanding portfolio has …
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Exploring case law: where the rulebook meets reality

What you can consent to and at what point the law should intervene is a fascinating and complex subject that will continue to spark debate and divide opinions for many years to come. In naming a favou…
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McGaughey on the Gig Economy & Labor Rights

Ewan McGaughey (School of Law, King’s College, London … Its basis is the misrepresentation of employment status in the search for profit without responsibility, and is seen in companies using apps l…
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Using ABA Employment Stats to Help You Choose a Law School

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a law school – but one that should definitely be on your list is employment outcomes. People are motivated to pursue a legal education for all type…
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Josh M. Bloom, Esq., Partner With Lubell Rosen Law Firm, Promoted to Chair of Firm's Labor & Employment Law Practice

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lubell Rosen Managing Partners Steven L. Lubell, Esq. and Mark Rosen, Esq. are pleased to announce that Partner Josh M. Bloom, Esq. has been promot…
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'Project your business as an excellent place to work' delegates told at recruitment conference

The session was led by Joanne Stronach, head of employment law at legal firm Cartmell Shepherd, who said: “It was a great event and there was lots of different knowledge and experience in the room whi…
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