Labor & Employment Law

Labor Dept. orders railroads to pay back wages, damages – Legal News Line

assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health. “We will use the full force of the law to make sure that workers who are retaliated against for reporting health and safety concerns are made whole.” OSHA conducted the investigations … Continue reading

US Labor Department settles charges of hiring discrimination with federal contractor Leprino Foods – KSLA

The consent decree, signed today by an administrative law judge with the Labor Department, settles OFCCP’s allegations that Leprino Foods’ use of a pre-employment test called WorkKeys to select hires for on-call laborer positions resulted in discrimination …

Labor braces for attack should GOP sweep in November – NBCNews.com

And the AFL-CIO’s political director, Michael Podhorzer, pointed to a 2011 vote to overturn an Ohio law on collective bargaining similar to Wisconsin’s as more instructive. But beyond those two states, labor has been made into somewhat of a …

India’s IT industry faces labor law hurdle – ZDNet

IT companies in India are worried the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders … that has traditionally been largely free of labor unions, the report stated. “This is a retrograde step. This law belongs to the 19th century and does not take … Continue reading

Scott J. Witlin Named a Top Labor and Employment Lawyer by Daily Journal – Patch

The annual listing of the Top Labor & Employment lawyers aims to honor attorney achievements in the fields of employment law and labor law who have made an impact within their field. Nominees must be based in California and are … Continue reading

Jackson Lewis Picks Up Ex-Caesars In-House Labor Pro – site.law360.com

Employment law firm Jackson Lewis LLP has added a former Caesars Entertainment Corp. in-house counsel to the firm’s Los Angeles office, the firm announced Monday. Ann Haley Fromholz, who was vice president and chief counsel for the enterprise labor and … Continue reading

J.J. Prescott Joins Edgeworth Economics – Yahoo Finance

… is Co-Director of University of Michigan Law School’s Program in Law and Economics. His economic expertise and research interests include labor and employment, law and economics, and litigation and alternative dispute resolution …

Healthcare reform bringing more work to labor, employment lawyers – Miami Herald

When the economy soured, the practice of labor and employment law exploded. Corporate law firms responded by adding attorneys to their labor and employment practices to defend lawsuits waged at employers. Plaintiff firms, too, saw their caseload …

South African Labor Laws Discourage Hiring, AngloGold CEO Says – Bloomberg

South Africa’s labor laws, high training costs and a lack of skills are … “We need only to look at the inflexible labor market which acts as a disincentive to the employment of new labor market entrants. Employers and unions … Continue reading

South African Labor Laws Discourage Hiring, AngloGold CEO Says – Businessweek

South Africa’s labor laws, high training costs and a lack of skills are … “We need only to look at the inflexible labor market which acts as a disincentive to the employment of new labor market entrants. Employers and unions … Continue reading