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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 -

DiversityInc

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

  • Independent contractor or employee? $4.5 million says you better be sure
    In one of a recent string of employee misclassification cases, the owners of a Philadelphia strip club made dancers sign contracts stating they were independent contractors, rather than employees of the club. But an appeals court agreed with a jury t…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 2:34pm -
  • 3 ways video interviewing boosts your recruiting results
    Video interviewing tools specially designed for the HR professional, you can greatly enhance in-person interviews.Click to continue »The post 3 ways video interviewing boosts your recruiting results appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 4 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 9:43am -
  • IBM Study: Businesses see big job retraining challenges ahead
    HR will play a critical role in job retraining to help prepare workers for the influx of AI and automation.Click to continue »The post IBM Study: Businesses see big job retraining challenges ahead appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 3:06pm -
  • Employee Retention in Health Care: 4 Keys to Keep Your Best and Brightest
    Burnout and turnover is especially significant in the healthcare field. Here's help getting a handle on the problem and improving retention.Click to continue »The post Employee Retention in Health Care: 4 Keys to Keep Your Best and Brightest appe…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 11:31am -
  • Employee engagement: Key steps to recognize and thank good people
    Thankfully for managers, letting people know their work matters may take a little forethought and effort, but it doesn’t have to cost a lot. Click to continue »The post Employee engagement: Key steps to recognize and thank good people appeared…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 12:28pm -
  • Benefit switch allowed unused PTO to go toward student loans
    In a recent case study detailing what worked and what didn’t, Dan Bengyak, Vice President of Administrative Services at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY, shares how his company dealt with a vacation time issue: We had an in…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 11:22am -
  • Is your benefits package ready for 2020?
    Is your benefits package ready for 2020? Here is a list of the top compliance issues employers have to consider.Click to continue »The post Is your benefits package ready for 2020? appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 16 days ago, 30 Aug 19, 10:51am -
  • NLRB: Social media policy can’t require employees to use real names online
    Time to double-check your social media policies. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a 2018 advice memo from its Office of General Counsel regarding “whether various Employer [CVS Health] social media rules are unlawfully overbro…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Aug 19, 3:14pm -
  • A great interview doesn’t make a good hire: Here’s what does
    For decades now, the hiring process has been the same: candidates apply, employers interview them, and the best one gets the job. But in recent years it’s become apparent that interviews are starting to lose their effectiveness. Someone who intervi…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Aug 19, 3:05pm -
  • Google tells its employees to focus on work – not politics
    Google published new guidelines recently telling employees to cut out politics at work.Click to continue »The post Google tells its employees to focus on work – not politics appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 19 days ago, 27 Aug 19, 1:56pm -
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  • 3 Questions for Linda Crockett, founder of the Alberta Bullying Research, Resources, Recovery Centre, Inc.

    3 Questions for Linda Crockett, founder of the Alberta Bullying Research, Resources, Recovery Centre, Inc.

    Linda Crockett is the founder of the Alberta Bullying Research, Resources, Recovery Centre, Inc. (ABRC) in Alberta, Canada.  She is a clinical social worker, therapist, trainer, and advocate with a deep commitment to the workplace anti-bullying move…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 10:11am -
  • MTW Newsstand: September 2019

    MTW Newsstand: September 2019

    Every month, the “MTW Newsstand” brings you a curated selection of articles relevant to work, workers, and workplaces. Whenever possible, the materials are freely accessible. Here are this month’s offerings: “Study shows workplace bullying ri…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Sep 19, 9:13am -
  • Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week, 2019: Dr. Gary Namie in Greater Boston

    Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week, 2019: Dr. Gary Namie in Greater Boston

    As I wrote back in June, we’re observing Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week 2019 here in Greater Boston with a visit from Dr. Gary Namie, co-founder of the Workplace Bullying Institute and one of the world’s leading authorities on workplace bull…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Aug 19, 11:18am -
  • On living an “undivided life”

    On living an “undivided life”

    Parker J. Palmer’s A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward An Undivided Life may have been published originally back in 2004, but it seems to have a special significance for today’s world. Palmer suggests that many folks are living a “divided li…
    - 24 days ago, 22 Aug 19, 10:56am -
  • MTW Newsstand: August 2019

    MTW Newsstand: August 2019

    Every month, the “MTW Newsstand” brings you a curated selection of articles relevant to work, workers, and workplaces. Whenever possible, the materials are freely accessible. Here are this month’s offerings: Zakiyah Ebrahim, “Office horror st…
    - 34 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 8:47am -
  • Skip the time travel: How would you advise a close friend?

    Skip the time travel: How would you advise a close friend?

    Oliver Burkeman devotes one of his Guardian columns (link here) to the logically futile but frequently posed question of what advice would you give to your younger self, in terms of major life insights and decisions: You only acquired the wisdom on w…
    - 39 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 7:54am -
  • MTW Revisions: August 2019

    MTW Revisions: August 2019

    In this regular feature, each month I’m reviewing some of the 1,700+ entries to this blog since 2008 and opting to revise and update several of them. I hope that readers find the revised posts useful and interesting. Here are this month’s selecti…
    - 44 days ago, 2 Aug 19, 6:04am -
  • When a workplace bully gets his comeuppance, should we be gleeful?

    When a workplace bully gets his comeuppance, should we be gleeful?


    - 46 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • A short speech in Rome

    A short speech in Rome

    Hello dear readers, during the next week I’ll be at the International Congress on Law and Mental Health in Rome, sponsored by the International Academy of Law and Mental Health. At the conference’s opening ceremonies on Sunday, I received the Bru…
    - 56 days ago, 21 Jul 19, 5:00pm -
  • France Télécom executives are on trial for workplace bullying associated with dozens of worker suicides

    France Télécom executives are on trial for workplace bullying associated with dozens of worker suicides

    Former France Télécom executives are on trial for alleged violations of France’s “moral harassment” code, in a case alleging that systematic bullying tactics were employed to reduce the company’s workforce. During the time in question, 35 w…
    - 62 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 9:42am -

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

  • 5 Ways to Keep Millennials Engaged in Your L&D Programs

    5 Ways to Keep Millennials Engaged in Your L&D Programs

    Millennials want better learning and development (L&D) opportunities and experiences at work. In fact, offering engaging L&D programs is usually cited as being the number one way to retain Millennials long term. But unfortunately, many L&D profession…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • EEOC Not Renewing Call for Pay and Hours Data After This Year’s EEO-1 Deadline

    EEOC Not Renewing Call for Pay and Hours Data After This Year’s EEO-1 Deadline

    It looks like employers required to file EEO-1 reports won’t have to submit pay and hours-worked data beyond the deadline coming up September 30. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a notice in the Federal Register that…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • 5 Warning Signs That an Employee Is Disengaged

    5 Warning Signs That an Employee Is Disengaged

    Employee engagement inside the workplace is one of the hottest topics in HR and learning and development (L&D) these days because engaged employees save their organizations money, as well as earn them more money. Yet according to one Gallup poll, onl…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • How a Passionate VP of HR Connects in a World of Remote Workers

    How a Passionate VP of HR Connects in a World of Remote Workers

    Meet Sharon Edmondson, VP of HR at IWG, an organization that provides work spaces around the world for flexible remote work. She is responsible for the America’s Division of HR and has 16 direct HR reports across the globe. She leverages her 19 yea…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • Making Diversity and Inclusion a Journey, Not an Initiative

    Making Diversity and Inclusion a Journey, Not an Initiative

    A diverse and inclusive workforce is almost universally touted, but it is still an elusive goal for many employers. A foolproof formula for achieving diversity and inclusion may not exist, but understanding the benefits, getting buy-in from the top,…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • Do You Have What It Takes to Attract the Class of 2020?

    Do You Have What It Takes to Attract the Class of 2020?

    As the 2019–2020 school year kicks off, what better time to start preparing for these graduates’ entrance into the workforce than now? Do you have what the class of 2020 is looking for in an employer? If not, you’ve still got time to fix your c…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • Why Your Employees Need to Boost Their Language Skills Right Now

    Why Your Employees Need to Boost Their Language Skills Right Now

    Training employees in soft skills—including communications-based skills—boosts productivity and retention levels by 12% and delivers a 250% return on investment based on higher productivity and retention. And studies have also concluded that lang…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • How To Overcome the Mental Health Stigma

    How To Overcome the Mental Health Stigma

    In part one of this article series, I was exploring mental health with expert Eric Kussin, the founder of We Are All A Little Crazy: a 501c3 dedicated to making sure that everyone in the workplace is accepted, heard when they want to be, and safe. He…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • What Are Jobseekers Hiding on Social Media?

    What Are Jobseekers Hiding on Social Media?

    If you’re using social media to recruit jobseekers, be warned that these potential employees may be hiding things from you in order to seem like the ideal candidate. According to a new survey conducted by employment screening agency JDP, 43% of job…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 5:00am -
  • ‘Go Back to Where You Came from’: Employer Liability When Workers Say Xenophobic Things

    ‘Go Back to Where You Came from’: Employer Liability When Workers Say Xenophobic Things

    President Donald Trump’s recent Tweet suggesting that four Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” has sparked robust debate across the country. So what happens wh…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Sep 19, 5:00am -

Workplace Prof Blog

  • Law & Contemporary Problems' "Work After the End of Employment"
    Just a scholarly note that Duke's Law and Contemporary Problems journal symposium issue on "Work After the End of Employment" is now published. I was lucky enough to moderate part of the symposium, which was really interesting and features Catherine.…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 3:37pm -
  • Cornell ILR's Conference on Labor and the U.S. Constitution
    Cornell ILR Professor James Gross has organized a conference on the Labor and the U.S. Constitution for September 26-28, 2019 in New York City. Conference presenters include Charlotte Garden, Cindy Estland, Catherine Fisk, Sophia Lee, Maria Ontiveris…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 4:31pm -
  • Guest Post on Gender Identity, Women's Sports, and the Meaning of "Sex"
    Christine Michelle Duffy (Director, New Jersey Program, Pro Bono Partnership) sends us the following guest post: It Will Not Be 'Game-Set-Match' for Women's Sports Earlier this month, The National Law Journal (NLJ) published an op-ed piece by Jennife…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 4:05pm -
  • NLRB Expands Employers' Ability to Exclude Union Speech
    Today, the NLRB released another decision placing employer's property interests above NLRA rights. This time, in Kroger Ltd. Partnership, the NLRB addressed when an employer can exclude union and other nonemployees from its property, even though it l…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 5:38pm -
  • CFP Biagi Conference
    Susan Bisom-Rapp reminds us that the deadline for submitting a proposal to this year's Biagi Conference is Monday. Here's an excerpt from the call for papers: [T]he call for papers of the 18th International Conference in commemoration of Prof Marco..…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Sep 19, 1:55pm -
  • Call for Papers: USF Symposium
    Friend-of-Blog Maria Ontiveros sends along the following Call-for-Papers: University of San Francisco Volume 54 Law Review is holding a Symposium on January 31, 2020 on “Access to Justice in the Contemporary Workplace.” We are seeking proposals f…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 8:50pm -
  • Workplace Violence and Texas Tragedy
    There has been some recent reporting that the tragic events in Texas occurred after the alleged shooter had been terminated from employment. Unfortunately, workplace violence is all too common. We often place a strong emphasis on our employment and e…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Sep 19, 2:15pm -
  • The Worm Turns
    I've been playing the law review submission game for more years than I care to remember, and I thought I'd seen it all. But it turns out there is something new under the sun. Last week I received an offer...
    - 15 days ago, 31 Aug 19, 9:24am -
  • Strikes in Higher Ed
    Bill Herbert (CUNY - Hunter College) and Jacob Apkarian (CUNY - York College) have just posted on SSRN their empirical article You’ve Been with the Professors: An Examination of Higher Education Work Stoppage Data, Past and Present (forthcoming 23…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Aug 19, 9:34am -
  • CFP: Digitization and the Regulation of Work and Employment
    Thanks to Sara Slinn (Osgoode Hall) for alerting us that the The Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations (RI/IR) Journal has issued a call for papers on Digitization and the Regulation of Work and Employment. Here's a brief description: This spe…
    - 19 days ago, 27 Aug 19, 3:41pm -

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