Labor & Employment Law

Kaye Law Offices Launches New Website for its Labor and Employment Practice – YAHOO!

Lawsuits in the workplace happen more often than not, as recent statistics show over 500 suits are filed against employers on a daily basis. Kaye Law Offices, P.A. looks to help employers make these lawsuits disappear quickly and fairly. With … Continue reading

In a Bad Economy the Underemployed Suffer Too – YAHOO!

… labor market flexible by challenging organized labor and minimum wage laws can have a severe economic “trickle-up” effect. If we continue to break union influence and remove any wage or employment regulations to try and stimulate domestic investment …

Major immigration law firm under scrutiny – msnbc.com

The Labor Department is auditing all pending applications for legal immigrant workers the firm has filed … Last year, Fortune 100 companies submitted more than 5,300 applications. The jobs listed in the applications pay an average of $80,000.

20,000 Federal Job Openings Now Available Through US.jobs – Marketwatch

is an organization of state administrators of unemployment insurance laws, employment services, training programs, employment statistics and labor market information and other programs and services provided through the publicly-funded state …

Drug Sales Representatives Do Not Qualify For Overtime Pay, Supreme Court Rules – Huffington Post

Many sales jobs are exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. But unlike typical salespeople who often work on commission, pharmaceutical sales representatives cannot seal a deal with doctors. Federal law, in fact, forbids any …

National Labor Relations Board official asks U.S. judge to end Portland longshore dispute – Oregonian

A National Labor Relations Board … stop calling on Portland. Legal filings also show that the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has threatened to picket if its members lose the two reefer jobs to the International Longshore …

Poland: Labor And Employment In Poland – Mondaq

Poland still struggles with rigid labor and employment laws, low-level corruption, and creaky infrastructure, but boasts an educated workforce, and according to the World Bank, ranks 62 out of 183 economies for ease of doing business (a slight decrease from … Continue reading

US Labor Department announces guidance to state Unemployment Insurance agencies on implementing short-time compensation or ‘work sharing’ – PR Newswire

that will assist states in amending their laws so they can adopt short-time compensation programs. For more information about the guidance issued today, read the Unemployment Insurance Program Letter 22-12 distributed by the Labor Department’s Employment …

Is Cost-Cutting Wal-Mart Bad for California Labor Law? – Lawyers and Settlements

That retailer is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The National Employment Law Project, a labor organization advocating for low-wage workers, released a study critical of Wal-Mart and how it has decimated wages and benefits in the name of cost control. Some of … Continue reading

Ag students: Stricter child labor laws would affect local families [The Sun, Yuma, Ariz.] – Businessweek

Prohibited places of employment would have included country grain elevators … stated a Department of Labor news release. House noted that child labor laws have promoted the safety of young workers since 1916 and already include many …