Labor & Employment Law

Unemployed drug users in Ga. risk benefits – msnbc.com

The U.S. Labor Department said in a statement that states “have … said Dixon of the National Employment Law Project. Furthermore, the unemployment benefits are being paid by an applicant’s previous employer – not the business they are applying to … Continue reading

This Article May Be Illegal – New York Observer

This article is one of the fruits of my unpaid labor. See that advertisement … In a nutshell, federal law prohibits for-profit companies from dangling the carrot of potential paid employment in front of unpaid employees, or turning a profit … Continue reading

Social Media Policies At GM, Target, DISH Network Deemed Unlawful By Labor Official – Huffington Post

Target’s policy, the memo alleges, overstepped labor law by telling employees they cannot “release … be seen as forbidding workers from sharing “their own conditions of employment,” including wages and working conditions.

Eight attorneys at McDonald Hopkins law firm named Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars – Yahoo Finance

… range of labor and employment law issues. She counsels employers on day-to-day human resource matters to ensure compliance with complex issues arising from state and federal employment laws, such as the FMLA, ADA and civil rights statutes.

Bryan Wick and Andrew Gould Recognized by D Magazine as Best Lawyers in Dallas 2012 – PRLog (free press release)

Bryan Wick was named a Best Lawyer in Litigation and Andrew Gould was named a Best Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law. A peer-review nomination process, D Magazine polls close to 9,000 attorneys within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, asking them … Continue reading

U.S. Department of Labor investigates Florida’s unemployment system – Examiner

The U.S. Department of Labor is now investigating the new process Florida … skills test and to file by computer instead of telephone. The National Employment Law Project and Florida Legal Services filed the complaint about Florida’s changes …

Attorney: Report shows importance of having a social media plan – NJBIZ

“Employers need to choose their words carefully,” said John P. Quirke, a partner in the labor and employment law practice at Haddonfield-based law firm Archer & Greiner P.C. “They have to have a clear understanding of what an employee’s rights … Continue reading

The Ethics And Economics Of Unpaid Internships – San Francisco Gate

from which an employer can view the selections in the work environment and ultimately choose the best people to keep on for paid employment. It improves the quality of new hires and lessens labor law disputes down the road. An … Continue reading

Labor and Employment Law Webinar Presented by ClearPath Workforce Management in Association with Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP – San Francisco Gate

The IRS estimates there are over 8 million Independent Contractors in the US and that a large percentage of them should actually be classified as employees. New legislation targeting companies who misclassify workers, combined with increasingly …

Labor and Employment Law Webinar Presented by ClearPath Workforce Management in Association with Scherer Smith & Kenny LLP – YAHOO!

The IRS estimates there are over 8 million Independent Contractors in the US and that a large percentage of them should actually be classified as employees. New legislation targeting companies who misclassify workers, combined with increasingly aggressive …