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Be Global - September 2014 (Global Labor & Employment)

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

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

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 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

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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