Labor & Employment Law

For John Edwards, an unexpected opening – msnbc.com

To my mind — and to borrow a concept from labor and employment law — Edwards’ interest in hiding his affair is a classic case of “mixed motive”: He was trying to preserve the viability of both his marriage and … Continue reading

DINE: Relevant once more, labor takes presidential prominence – Washington Times

even if labor isn’t thrilled with the job the president and Democrats in Congress have done on jobs, labor-law reform or trade deals. As union leaders and members look at the alternatives, they see a rather clear choice. What will … Continue reading

Understand Special Restrictions and Considerations When Hiring Teens This Summer – Crain’s Cleveland Business

Patricia F. Weisberg is a partner at Walter & Haverfield LLP in Cleveland. Her areas of practice include employment and labor law, and litigation services. Summer is just around the corner and that means thousands of additional teenagers will be … Continue reading

Anti-Union Bill: GOP Attempt To Quash Union-Friendly Rules Fails In Senate – Huffington Post

Their job is not to tip the scale in favor of one party or another … and accurately has been an overriding goal of American labor law for more than 75 years.”

Establishment Press Ignores Ind. Union’s Legal Claim: Right-to-Work Law Creates ‘Involuntary Servitude’ – News Busters

and labor commissioner in February, alleging that the state’s “right to work” law is unconstitutional. Indiana’s law prohibits employers from making union membership a condition of getting or keeping a job. The union’s February lawsuit …

Apple’s Two Faces: Power Gaps Between Brazil and China Foxconn Workers – Huffington Post

A maximum work week for Chinese workers, in theory (though employers regularly violate labor laws), can be up to 60 to 70 hours per … and fairer treatment on the job. Brazil and China do of course diverge sharply in … Continue reading

Martin County School Board members disagree on Kline exam report – Jupiter Courier

Levering Evans stated a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation revealed Kline … The allegations stem from a Jan. 22 memo Kim Sabol, the district’s labor/employment representative, wrote to school board attorney Doug Griffin …

Tough Arizona immigration law rattles state’s Latinos (+video) – The Christian Science Monitor

It’s late morning in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, and the Rev. José González sits behind his church with a handful of day laborers eager for any job offers. Before Arizona adopted its tough immigration law in April 2010, the … Continue reading

Employment Law Update: social media communications and the law – Examiner

Mary Deon is an Employment Law Attorney in Royal Oak handling  employment disputes for employees and employers.  She reviews severance packages, termination policies, social media policies, employment and labor issues, and handles general litigation and …

John Fund: Walker Ally And Rising GOP Star Kleefisch Fights Recall – NewsMax.com

Four GOP State Senators who voted for his landmark reform of state labor laws will face the voters … changed in the last year — it’s now ‘open for business’ and jobs are growing.” The state’s unemployment rate is 6.9 … Continue reading