Workplace Data: Law and Litigation
This treatise provides an overview of legal issues associated with employment-related electronically stored information (ESI), focusing on discovery issues in particular. Written for employment and labor law practitioners, this new treatise offers a comprehensive overview of today's discovery challenges, a detailed statute-by-statute analysis of data retention requirements in federal workplace-related laws, a summary of emerging workplace social media and other technology-related issues and a guide to data protection privacy laws in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
Workplace Data addresses relevant issues such as workplace-related e-discovery; discovery issues associated with ESI from an employment law perspective, including preservation, spoliation, attorney-client privilege, and working with IT professionals; a comprehensive analysis of data retention requirements in federal labor and employment law statutes; privacy and discovery issues associated with social media and devices owned by either the employer or employee; and international workplace-related data protection privacy laws.
This treatise is published in cooperation with the Committee on Technology in the Practice and Workplace.
The Railway Labor Act, Third Edition, with 2014 Cumulative Supplement
This volume helps characterize the nature of a union–management dispute and identify how to pursue party interests. This complete resource on the structure and case law of the Railway Labor Act (RLA) incorporates the perspectives of management, union, and neutrals into a text comparable to the ABA/BNA treatise The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the Courts, and the National Labor Relations Act in precision, scope, and ease of use.
The 2014 Cumulative Supplement contains citations and discussion of notable judicial, administrative, and legislative developments between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013, including appellate court decisions highlighting the deference courts give to arbitration awards; the NMB's new 50 percent showing of interest requirement for merger transactions, adopted in response to the RLA amendments passed as part of the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act of 2012; NMB craft or class determinations; court decisions addressing the scope of self-help under the RLA; and court decisions concerning whether and under what circumstances the RLA may preclude claims based on other federal laws or preempt state law claims.
This treatise is published in cooperation with the Railway and Airline Labor Law Committee.
Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition, with 2013 Cumulative Supplement
This treatise provides analyses of state statutes and the regulations, wage orders, and court cases interpreting and applying the laws. This treatise covers all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, jurisdiction by jurisdiction, and addresses such state wage and hour law issues as minimum wage and overtime; timing, place, and manner of payment to employees; mandatory payments in addition to overtime; prohibitions on hours worked and mandatory leave; enforcement and remedies; special litigation issues; common law wage and hour actions; attorneys' fees litigation; liens specific to unpaid wages; and defenses unique to state wage and hour litigation.
The 2013 Cumulative Supplement addresses new state wage and hour law developments, including a California Court of Appeals holding that the minimum wage attaches to and must be paid for each separate hour of work; a federal court holding that the fluctuating workweek method of computing overtime is not allowed under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act; in Connecticut, an agreement that an employee's right to a commission ceases upon termination is held to be void as against public policy; a federal court holding that the Indiana Wage Payment laws regarding timely payment of wages apply to federal employees; and the imposing of significant statutory obligations in Massachusetts specific to temporary staffing companies.
This treatise is published in cooperation with the Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee.
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