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Utah 2017 Legislative Update – Employment Law Issues

by Payne & Fears on

The 2017 session of the Utah Legislature produced few bills affecting employment law; but two bills recently signed by the Governor and one bill that was not passed this year may have an impact on Utah businesses....more

Connecticut General Assembly Addresses Several Employment-Related Bills in Shortened Session

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

The “short” session of the Connecticut General Assembly’s biennial term ended on May 4, but there were several employment-related bills that passed in the session’s final days and hours. While most of these bills are still...more

Risks In Being A Joint Employer

Joint employment of one worker by two businesses can create risks of liability for both employers in a variety of ways. Both businesses may be liable, for example, on claims for employment discrimination and/or violations of...more

Be Global - September 2014 (Global Labor & Employment)

by DLA Piper on

Highlights: Australia: No implied term of mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment contracts - In a welcome development for employers, the High Court of Australia has handed down a landmark decision that...more

New Jersey Court Okays Provision in Job Application Reducing Statute of Limitations

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

In Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Co., Inc., No. A-4329-12T3, 2014 WL 2765273 (App. Div. June 19, 2014), New Jersey's Appellate Division upheld a provision in a job application that limited the time in which an employee...more

Keeping The Jury At Bay: Workers' Compensation Retaliation Claim Is Subject To Arbitration

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

A workers' compensation retaliation claim must be arbitrated under the parties' arbitration agreement, according to a recent decision by Florida's Second District Court of Appeal, Audio Visual Innovations, Inc. v. Spiessbach...more

Retail Industry Update - September 2011: The Injured Worker - Practical Approaches For Avoiding Lawsuits

by Fisher Phillips on

By Ed Harold (New Orleans) Retail jobs almost all require certain physical capabilities. These can include physical work such as moving heavy inventory, pushing a mop, bending to assist a customer in getting a product...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In This Brief: *Court Confirms Limited Liability of Owners, Officers and Managing Agents For Unpaid Wages *No FMLA Interference Where Medical Certifications Untimely *Manager Fired For Violating Policy, Not Interracial...more

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