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  • Why manual PTO tracking puts you at risk [Video]

    Why manual PTO tracking puts you at risk [Video]

    Many small firms use manual processes for tracking their staffs' paid time off and attendance. They assume that because they have a modestly sized group, it's manageable.
    - 25 May 17, 1:34pm -
  • Keep calm and comply on: Preparing for HR change in the face of uncertainty

    Keep calm and comply on: Preparing for HR change in the face of uncertainty

    With a new administration come uncertainty, questions and concerns. Here's how to navigate those complexities and maintain compliance The rapid shifts unfolding for employers this year are bringing concern, confusion and co…
    - 1 May 17, 9:49am -
  • It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

    It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

    When HR professionals spend most of their days bogged down by tedious, time-consuming and tactical tasks, the organization as a whole suffers It's hard to innovate and improve when you're drowning in dysfunction.  Most emp…
    - 3 Apr 17, 10:06am -
  • Why technology isn't enough for HR departments [Video]

    Why technology isn't enough for HR departments [Video]


    - 31 Mar 17, 4:48pm -
  • 6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

    6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

    The strategic relationship you have with your HR technology provider can be as important as the technology itself.  Are you thinking about investing in a new HR technology? You certainly aren't alone.  More and more, organi…
    - 27 Mar 17, 2:37pm -
  • 3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

    3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

    HR functions play a pivotal role in the performance and success of an organization. When it comes to meeting your business goals and moving the organization toward its bottom line, it's important to make sure you are optimizin…
    - 20 Mar 17, 10:06am -
  • 5 Ways for Non Profits To Control Employee Benefit Costs

    5 Ways for Non Profits To Control Employee Benefit Costs

    As not-for-profit organizations are increasingly scrutinized for their finances and fundraising efficiency, many seek to control administrative costs. Since employee administration, including benefits, is among the top expenses for organizations,…
    - 13 Mar 17, 3:04am -
  • [VIDEO] The 3 Benefits Employees Want Most in 2017

    [VIDEO] The 3 Benefits Employees Want Most in 2017

    With the recruitment landscape growing increasingly competitive, it's important for employers to offer employees the benefits they want most. Discover the three benefits employees want most. 
    - 11 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Optimizing the onboarding experience

    Optimizing the onboarding experience

    Onboarding is not a one-time process - it needs consistent and continuous improvements. Improve onboarding to increase retention Employers shouldn't just view onboarding as something that happens within the first few weeks of…
    - 6 Mar 17, 8:39am -
  • Creating a more connected, integrated HR environment

    Creating a more connected, integrated HR environment

    The world of human resources is constantly changing and expanding. As it does, it is also growing more complex.   HR professionals have no shortage of concerns to deal with on a daily basis. From payroll to compensation, t…
    - 1 Mar 17, 11:18am -

Compensation Today

  • Introducing the Spring 2013 Software Release

    Introducing the Spring 2013 Software Release

    PayScale’s Spring 2013 software release includes several updates that improve user experience and provide advanced analytics unavailable anywhere else. To follow are the highlights from PayScale’s Spring 2013 release.
    - 25 Mar 13, 7:57pm -
  • CFO Corner: Say on Pay Campaigning and the 97% Rule

    CFO Corner: Say on Pay Campaigning and the 97% Rule

    Say on Pay is a big concern for companies, but mainly because so many have done so little to provide real communication and evidence to support their pay practices. We will continue to see compensation design move to a more performance-based model as…
    - 21 Mar 13, 4:14pm -
  • The DOs and DONT's of Cutting Compensation Costs

    The DOs and DONT's of Cutting Compensation Costs

    If you're experiencing the pressure to cut costs, you're not alone. The recent sequestering on the federal budget is the perfect example of making difficult decisions to make ends meet. When those tough decisions need to be made, chances are, you're…
    - 21 Mar 13, 11:32am -
  • Pricing to the Employee vs. Pricing to the Job

    Pricing to the Employee vs. Pricing to the Job

    For some cases, job pricing to the employee may work and make a certain amount of sense, but I tend to focus first and foremost on pricing to the job. Which way works best? Is it better to take a blended approach?
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:29pm -
  • Michelle Obama Says to Hire a U.S. Veteran

    Michelle Obama Says to Hire a U.S. Veteran

    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama urged companies to hire more veterans last week. The unemployment rate of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is nearly two points higher than the national average, at 9.4 percent. While it’s admirable to hire ve…
    - 18 Mar 13, 10:30am -
  • CFO Corner: Is Your Economic Glass Half-full or Half-empty?

    CFO Corner: Is Your Economic Glass Half-full or Half-empty?

    No one said the road to economic recovery would be easy, but overall we seem to be headed for greener pastures. There are definite signals of economic optimism in businesses even though not all economists are forecasting sunshine and rainbows.
    - 15 Mar 13, 10:30am -
  • 8 New FMLA Changes You Need to Know

    8 New FMLA Changes You Need to Know

    Several new changes to the Family Medical Leave Act went into effect last week on March 8. The most pertinent is the requirement to post the updated FMLA poster, which informs employees of the updated FMLA rules. There are also several forms that hav…
    - 13 Mar 13, 5:10pm -
  • Equity Compensation – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), Downside Protection with a Couple Downsides

    Equity Compensation – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), Downside Protection with a Couple Downsides

    In spite of the downsides, RSUs are a great tool. Because they do not require the immediate issuance of stock, companies can avoid creating instant shareholders and paying ongoing dividends. If the individual leaves with unvested units, the company c…
    - 7 Mar 13, 4:18pm -
  • Benefit Considerations for an Aging Workforce

    Benefit Considerations for an Aging Workforce

    Providing retirement options for an aging workforce is beneficial because they typically have a great deal of industry knowledge and are hard workers. When you provide options for your older workers, they are more likely to stay.
    - 6 Mar 13, 4:21pm -
  • Offering Guidance to Federal Contractors, Post Rescission

    Offering Guidance to Federal Contractors, Post Rescission

    The rescission of the “Compensation Standards” and “Voluntary Guidelines” by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) leaves federal contractors with less guidance about how to comply with non-discrimination requirements out…
    - 5 Mar 13, 4:27pm -

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Employment Matters Blog

  • The Bubbler – September 2018

    The Bubbler – September 2018

    Welcome to this month’s edition of the Bubbler! Now that fall is fast approaching we’re refreshing your memory of some key recent developments as we head into the new season: Massachusetts’s new non-compete reform law lays out specific rules an…
    - 12 Sep 18, 12:21pm -
  • Avoiding Unexpected Liability for Former Employees’ Medical Expenses
    Adherence to the COBRA health care continuation rules is not always high on an employer’s list of priorities. Compliance is often “outsourced,” and even when handled “in-house,” it rarely consumes much attention. A recent case, Hager v. DBG…
    - 12 Sep 18, 10:50am -
  • Reminder for NYC Employers: Sexual Harassment Compliance Begins Tomorrow!
    Now that Labor Day is behind us, we are looking ahead to the various compliance deadlines facing New York State and New York City employers this fall. As a reminder, beginning tomorrow, September 6, 2018, all New York City employers are required to …
    - 5 Sep 18, 6:48pm -
  • FLSA Collective Action Provision, Too, Does Not Make Mandatory Bilateral Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable
    In our sister blog, ADR: Advice from the Trenches, Gil Samberg explains the Sixth Circuit’s ruling, applying the Supreme Court’s reasoning in the recent Epic Systems case, that the “collective action” provision of the FLSA does not render a…
    - 30 Aug 18, 2:43pm -
  • New York State Department of Labor Releases Draft Sexual Harassment Prevention Materials
    The New York State Department of Labor (DOL), in consultation with the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR), has released drafts of its model sexual harassment prevention policy, complaint form, and harassment prevention training program. In…
    - 27 Aug 18, 12:30pm -
  • #MeToo and the Need for an Investigative Process
    The #MeToo movement has galloped through both private industry and the public sector leaving many accused of wrongdoing, but with no clear process to confirm whether the accusations are true. The consequences of this collective rush to judgment by em…
    - 19 Aug 18, 7:07pm -
  • NYC #MeToo Update: Sexual Harassment Poster and Employee Fact Sheet Just Released
    Earlier this year, we wrote about the sweeping legislative changes enacted by New York State and New York City aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo. Now, the NYC Commission on Human Rights has released guidance on the…
    - 17 Aug 18, 12:06pm -
  • New Massachusetts Non-Compete Law Goes Into Effect October 1, 2018
    Non-compete reform has come to Massachusetts, with wide-ranging legal and practical implications for any employers with workers in Massachusetts. Employers have just six weeks to consider and adopt a new approach to non-compete agreements for their w…
    - 14 Aug 18, 10:52am -
  • The Bubbler – August 2018

    The Bubbler – August 2018

    We want to dedicate our August Bubbler feature to our readers, who have helped Mintz’s blog achieve such an august reputation. This month’s namesake (Emperor Caesar Augustus) would have been proud to see all of the activity out of the Empire Stat…
    - 8 Aug 18, 10:45am -
  • Massachusetts Non-Compete Legislation Awaiting Governor Baker’s Signature
    Employers in Massachusetts are watching closely as a non-compete bill was recently passed by the Legislature and is now on Governor Baker’s desk. Currently slated to take effect on October 1, 2018, the law will significantly impact the drafting, im…
    - 8 Aug 18, 9:47am -

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HRMorning

  • Here’s how NOT to terminate 938 people abruptly, and by email
    The owners of a Pennsylvania factory sent an automated text to 938 workers, thanking them for their years of service and firing them in the next sentence.The post Here’s how NOT to terminate 938 people abruptly, and by email appeared first on HRMo…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 11:04am -
  • Latest sexual harassment complaints against McDonald’s will test joint-employer rules
    McDonald’s and a number of its franchisees face allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation in complaints filed this week. The 25 workers allege they were subjected to unwanted physical contact and other harassment while working at McDonald’…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 3:40pm -
  • Preparing for salary history bans?
    Salary history bans are aimed at encouraging equal pay for minorities and women doing the same jobs as their male colleagues.The post Preparing for salary history bans? appeared first on HRMorning.
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 3:01pm -
  • LinkedIn helps applicants get an employee referral

    - 5 days ago, 20 May 19, 2:43pm -
  • NLRB: 6 reasons to check your handbook policies now
    Here’s a good reason to dust off that employee handbook and re-familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of your policies. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently reviewed an employer’s handbook and issued memoranda, offering guidance…
    - 9 days ago, 16 May 19, 6:45pm -
  • 5 ways talent management software can eliminate performance review mistakes
    Performance reviews are a stressful event for both managers and employees. They can range from awkward conversations to pointless feedback to ugly HR nightmares.And a bad review system doesn't just hurt employee performance. It can have serious cons…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • Are you ready for intern season?
    It’s almost intern season – when college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume. You’ll recall that last year, the DOL dropped its strict “six-factor test” for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee e…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • In battle of PGA v. ADA, golfer John Daly gets an accommodation
    Turns out even the PGA (the Professional Golfers Association) falls under the auspices of the ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act), which apparently offers no mulligans the second time around. According to the published reports, pro golfer John…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • How the ‘at-will’ myth can leave employers exposed
    The vast majority of states operate under the “at-will” doctrine of employment, which gives both employers and employees the right to terminate a working relationship at any time, for any reason – or for no reason at all. But misunderstandings…
    - 13 days ago, 12 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • Talent Acquisition: 3 ways HR can guide those picky hiring managers in the right direction
    Your people make or break your company, but finding the right hire in this tight labor market is a big challenge for HR pros.  Something that can make it even more difficult? A meddling manager with unrealistic expectations about their ideal new hir…
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 19, 8:00pm -
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  • When the workplace causes depression and anxiety

    When the workplace causes depression and anxiety

    In a recent piece (link here) on coping with depression and anxiety in today’s workplace, Yahoo finance writer Jeanie Ahn acknowledges that organizations themselves can trigger these conditions: Workers should also recognize that the organization t…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 12:26pm -
  • Workplace bullying: Does adversity nurture compassion?

    Workplace bullying: Does adversity nurture compassion?

      Does experiencing bullying at work or another form of interpersonal mistreatment make us more compassionate towards those who going through similar situations? Ideally, we’d like to think that experiencing such adversity would build our sense of…
    - 6 days ago, 19 May 19, 11:57pm -
  • Understanding workplace bullying and mobbing: Creating your own personal learning network

    Understanding workplace bullying and mobbing: Creating your own personal learning network

    Many people who read and subscribe to this blog do so because they have a specific interest in workplace bullying or mobbing. This includes workers who have been bullying or mobbing targets, as well as practitioners and advocates in various fields wh…
    - 9 days ago, 16 May 19, 9:48pm -
  • Bronnie Ware: “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying” (and what she’s learned since then)

    Bronnie Ware: “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying” (and what she’s learned since then)

    For years, palliative care provider Bronnie Ware helped people who were nearing the end of their life’s journeys. Her work included conversations with them about what regrets they had carried into their later years. These shared epiphanies led Wa…
    - 15 days ago, 11 May 19, 10:48am -
  • Decades of repeated sexual misconduct complaints finally lead to a resolution at Harvard

    Decades of repeated sexual misconduct complaints finally lead to a resolution at Harvard

    Here in Greater Boston, the local news is reporting that Harvard University has stripped retired professor Jorge Dominguez of his emeritus status, following a review of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct towards women at the university spannin…
    - 15 days ago, 10 May 19, 11:33am -
  • On the social responsibilities of writers

    On the social responsibilities of writers

    I’d like to take a Sunday dive into the nature of writing to fuel positive individual and social change. This may be especially relevant to readers who write about fostering psychologically healthier workplaces that are free from bullying, mobbing,…
    - 20 days ago, 5 May 19, 1:50pm -
  • Workplace Bullying University, “All Star” edition

    Workplace Bullying University, “All Star” edition

    Workplace Bullying University (link here) is an intensive, interactive, three-day, graduate-level educational and training seminar offered periodically by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) and facilitated by Dr. Gary Namie, one of the world’s…
    - 26 days ago, 29 Apr 19, 11:36am -
  • On following evil orders at work

    On following evil orders at work

    In a piece for Medium (link here), Sarah Griffiths interviews psychological researcher Julia Shaw (University College London) on her new book Evil: The Science Behind Humanity’s Dark Side (2019). Here’s what Dr. Shaw says about the negative impl…
    - 32 days ago, 23 Apr 19, 12:45pm -
  • On peer support groups for those who have experienced workplace bullying and mobbing

    On peer support groups for those who have experienced workplace bullying and mobbing

    Periodically I am asked about the value of peer support groups for those who have experienced workplace bullying or mobbing. Although such groups exist, I have not participated in one. However, I have given this topic much thought over the years and…
    - 38 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 11:03pm -
  • A simple question to ponder

    A simple question to ponder

    I’m reading The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life (2016) by historian Michael Puett (Harvard) and journalist Christine Gross-Loh. The book is an outgrowth of Dr. Puett’s wildly popular undergraduate course on Chines…
    - 41 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 9:44am -

Nolo's Employment Law Blog

  • Overtime, Independent Contractor Status on Regulatory Agenda for Department of Labor
    A couple of weeks ago, the federal Department of Labor announced its regulatory agenda for the immediate future. The DOL does this twice a year, and the announcement indicates what its rulemaking and enforcement priorities will be. The Wage and Hour…
    - 16 Jun 14, 12:55pm -
  • Noncompete Madness

    Noncompete Madness

    Here in California, we don’t have to give much thought to noncompete agreements: contracts by which, typically, an employee agrees not to go work for a competitor or start a competing business for a certain period of time after leaving a job with t…
    - 9 Jun 14, 10:01am -
  • How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    Last week, the federal Department of Labor issued proposed regulations dealing with COBRA notices. The regulatory proposal is quite uninteresting: Basically, the administration is removing the model notices from the Code of Federal Regulations and pr…
    - 12 May 14, 11:34am -
  • Where Do Employers Get Sued the Most?

    Where Do Employers Get Sued the Most?

    According to a very interesting article in the Insurance Journal, employers are most likely to be sued by current or former employees in California, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia. I’m sure no one is surprised by that…
    - 7 May 14, 12:04pm -
  • Is it Retaliation to Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Mandate?

    Is it Retaliation to Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Mandate?

    After a couple of delays, the employer mandate portion of Obamacare is now scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2015. At least, a partial mandate is scheduled to start then for some employers. Companies with at least 100 employees will have t…
    - 28 Apr 14, 11:31am -
  • EEOC Issues Q&A on Religious Accommodation
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued the latest in its question-and-answer series, Religious Garb and Grooming Requirements in the Workplace: Rights and Responsibilities. I am a big fan of the EEOC’s Q&As on various di…
    - 7 Apr 14, 12:20pm -
  • Supreme Court: Severance Pay is Subject to FICA Tax

    Supreme Court: Severance Pay is Subject to FICA Tax

    Last week, the Supreme Court decided a case about how severance pay must be treated for tax purposes. The employer in the case (United States v. Quality Stores) had declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The employer provided severance pay in two programs:…
    - 1 Apr 14, 11:35am -
  • Overtime Changes? Not So Fast

    Overtime Changes? Not So Fast

    A couple of weeks ago, news outlets across the country were sounding the alarm — or singing Hail to the Chief — over what many of them referred to as an “order” or a “new rule” from President Obama about overtime. What actually happened i…
    - 26 Mar 14, 11:35am -
  • Fired for Jury Duty

    Fired for Jury Duty

    One New York employer thought it had a bright idea: Lay off an employee who is called to serve on a jury, allow her to collect unemployment, then decide, once the trial is over, whether to offer her job back. That’s how the New York Times described…
    - 11 Mar 14, 2:58pm -
  • Another Delay for the Employer Mandate

    Another Delay for the Employer Mandate

    Another day, another delay in implementing the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Originally, the employer mandate — the part of the law requiring employers with at least 50 employees to provide affordable coverage to their full-time em…
    - 14 Feb 14, 11:52am -

SmartHR

  • Closing the Gap: Achieving Gender Equality in Tech Leadership

    Closing the Gap: Achieving Gender Equality in Tech Leadership

    Our founder and CEO, J Schwan, approached me a few years ago to discuss a big opportunity: Solstice needed its first chief operating officer. Our ranks had swelled from 46 to over 250 since I joined, and I was incredibly honored to be considered. The…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 5:00am -
  • A Careful Balance: Managing Political Activity and Speech at Work

    A Careful Balance: Managing Political Activity and Speech at Work

    HR professionals have the responsibility to enforce workplace rules, promote cooperation, insist on civility and respect, and—most of all—remind folks they are on one team, at least in the workplace. Meanwhile, another election season is immiment…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 5:00am -
  • Creating an Effective Freelancer Strategy

    Creating an Effective Freelancer Strategy

    Freelancers have become a large part of the global workforce. According to one recent statistic, there are more than 56.7 million freelancers in the United States today. From a recruiter’s perspective, there are a few reasons why hiring freelancers…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 5:00am -
  • How to Use Humor to Boost Human Effectiveness

    How to Use Humor to Boost Human Effectiveness

    As an engineer, I am obsessed with efficiency. Even my name is efficient: My full name is Andrew, but I go by Drew because it’s only one syllable. But through my work with organizations around the globe, I’ve learned that you can’t be efficient…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 5:00am -
  • 7 Truly Terrible Offices on Film and What They Teach Us

    7 Truly Terrible Offices on Film and What They Teach Us

    “Third prize is you’re fired!” snaps Alec Baldwin in a bitter (and almost literal) punchline aimed at a cowering sales team. Baldwin’s character in 1992’s Glengarry Glen Ross is a bad boss who makes already devalued employees feel even wors…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:00am -
  • Owner’s Alleged Harassment is Tough Pill for Pharmacy to Swallow

    Owner’s Alleged Harassment is Tough Pill for Pharmacy to Swallow

    Individuals who claim to have experienced sexual harassment typically file claims under Title VII and any state-specific acts that might apply such as the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA). But those aren’t the only potential legal claims an individ…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:00am -
  • Best Responses to Negative Employee Feedback

    Best Responses to Negative Employee Feedback

    When you give your employees a chance to give you their feedback, there is a good chance that some of it will be negative. Instead of getting defensive, you must handle negative employee feedback in a better way. How to do that? Read on. 5 Ways to Re…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:00am -
  • How to Restore Employee Trust After a Very Public Company Scandal

    How to Restore Employee Trust After a Very Public Company Scandal

    Company scandals like those Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, and Facebook have experienced cost millions of dollars every year—sometimes billions of dollars. Public company scandals obviously test public and consumer trust, but they also test the resolve a…
    - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 5:00am -
  • Why You Shouldn’t Discipline Employees for Social Media Posts

    Why You Shouldn’t Discipline Employees for Social Media Posts

    Question: To what extent can I use what I find on social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, in disciplining employees? The answer to your question depends on various factors, including the posts’ contents, whether and to what extent they affect y…
    - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 5:00am -
  • The Most Effective Training Methods

    The Most Effective Training Methods

    Research on training methods is essential to avoid the unnecessary costs that come with training. According to Forbes, the training market is worth approximately $109 billion in the United States. Therefore, the tasks of researchers are to search and…
    - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 5:00am -

Workplace Prof Blog

  • Sperino: Top-5 Recent McDonnell-Douglas Developments
    Sandra Sperino (Cincinnati) just posted on friendofthecourt blog on the top five recent developments in McDonnell Douglas cases. Here, with permission, is her post: For those interested in McDonnell Douglas, here are the top 5 developments over the l…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 3:10pm -
  • EREPJ: Call for Submissions
    Noah Zatz (UCLA) and Marty Malin (Chicago-Kent) send along the following information about EREPJ's early-summer call for submissions: Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal invites you to submit your work for publication. This summer we are es…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 19, 5:04pm -
  • Equality Act Passes House
    While it has little chance of becoming enacted in the near future, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act today by a vote of 236-173. Among other things, the Act would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis...
    - 8 days ago, 17 May 19, 4:14pm -
  • Moberly Named Interim Vice-Chancellor at Nebraska
    Congratulations to Richard Moberly (Law Dean, U. Nebraska - Lincoln), who has been named Interim Vice-Chancellor. He steps in for Donde Plowman, who has left to become Chancellor at U. Tennessee-Knoxville. Congrats, Richard! rb
    - 9 days ago, 17 May 19, 7:01am -
  • New Book: Greenhouse on the Future of U.S. Labor
    Steven Greenhouse, long-time labor journalist for the New York Times, has a new book coming out just in time for your Labor Day gift-giving: Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor (Knopf, forthcoming August 2019)....
    - 9 days ago, 16 May 19, 5:00pm -
  • Delta's Anti-Union Backlash
    There is a great story at the Washington Post which addresses Delta's union avoidance campaign targeted at thousands of its workers. The tactics are nothing new in the world of labor law, but have caught widespread attention in the era...
    - 10 days ago, 15 May 19, 4:28pm -
  • My Unconventional Prediction on the SCOTUS LGBT Cases
    The conventional wisdom on Zarda and the other two related cases on which SCOTUS recently granted certiorari is that the new conservative majority on the Court will hold that Title VII does not protect employees on the basis of LGBT...
    - 16 days ago, 9 May 19, 7:25pm -
  • New Book: Principled Labor Law
    Congratulations to Sergio Gamonal C. (Univ. Adolfo Ibanez - Santiago) and César F. Rosado Marzán (Chicago-Kent) on the publication of their book Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method by Oxford University Press. Here's…
    - 17 days ago, 8 May 19, 11:49am -
  • Bent on Algorithmic Affirmative Action
    Jason Bent (Stetson) has just posted on SSRN his new article Is Algorithmic Affirmative Action Legal? Here's the abstract of this timely article: It is now understood that machine learning algorithms can produce unintentionally biased results. For th…
    - 18 days ago, 8 May 19, 8:52am -
  • Uber and Lyft Drivers Plan Strike
    We are all familiar with the employment dispute over whether Uber and Lyft drivers are employees or independent contractors, and there has been extensive discussion on the labor rights of platform-based workers. In the face of this debate, Uber and..…
    - 18 days ago, 7 May 19, 4:10pm -

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