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BREAKING: Judge Orders Halt to New Overtime Rule

Posted in Featured, Highlight, Laws and Regulations, Wage & Hour

I have this running joke with my wife that anytime I’m on vacation, it seems that big employment news breaks. And this vacation is no exception. And it’s probably the biggest employment law news this year. Not the best time for me to have to write a blog post on my phone.  Ah well.  You… Continue Reading

The Best Laid Plans on Overtime, Or, When “Stuff” Happens

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Wage & Hour

I had a lot of plans this week to do another deep dive into an employment law issue but then, well, let’s just say life happens. Among the things? Lots of questions from clients about the new overtime rules.  While everyone has had months to plan, there are definitely a few procrastinators out there. But… Continue Reading

Why A-Rod Will Strikeout on His Appeal and What Employers Can Learn

Posted in Class Actions, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NLRB, Litigation

Readers of this blog will no doubt notice (in posts here, here, here and here, for example) that my passion for employment law is matched only by my love of the New York Yankees.  (I leave to others to debate whether that is a character flaw; Red Sox fans need not chime in, however.) The story over the… Continue Reading

Employer Alleges “Inherently Conflicted and Irreparably Unfair Proceedings” at CHRO; Seeks Injunction

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

A new lawsuit filed last Thursday in Connecticut state court by an employer alleges that the employer’s due process rights are being violated by “inherently conflicted and irreparably unfair proceedings” at the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) — the state agency responsible for investigating and enforcing the state’s anti-discrimination laws.  In the lawsuit, NERAC v. Krich,… Continue Reading

Federal Judge Orders Reinstatement of Workers and New Bargaining with Union

Posted in Labor Law & NLRB

The headlines this week have already written the obituaries for unions, at least in Michigan, where the state passed a new “right to work” law. But here in Connecticut, unions may be weakened, but, when bolstered by the NLRB, they can still put a fight. A new federal court case in Connecticut this week handed… Continue Reading

Breaking: D.C. Circuit Blocks NLRB Posters

Posted in Labor Law & NLRB

Update: Late yesterday afternoon, the NLRB officially delayed implementation of the rule.  No new date has been set.  The NLRB developments keep coming fast and furious. This morning, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling essentially blocking the NRLB from going forward with its new poster requirements for employers on April 30, 2012. You… Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Pick No Stranger to Labor & Employment Law

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Labor Law & NLRB

This morning’s pick of Second Circuit appellate judge Sonia Sotomayor as the next U.S. Supreme Court justice is a truly momentous occasion. If confirmed, she will be the Court’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice.  There’s plenty of great analysis already out there this morning about the pick, including coverage by the SCOTUSBlog.  And Michael Fox… Continue Reading