Monthly Archives: January 2011

New Regulations Offer Higher Likelihood of Representation at Unemployment Hearings

The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has just issued regulations relating to the amount of attorney’s fees that can be charged an unemployment claimant.  Until recently, lawyers were permitted to charge a fee of $100 to represent someone at an unemployment hearing.  After the hearing, the lawyer was permitted to request permission to charge...
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National Labor Relations Board Wants Employers to Post Notices of their Rights

The National Labor Relations Board has proposed to require that employers post a notice that gives their employers some information about their rights to act collectively.  The Board notes that many other laws require posting, such as laws on minimum and overtime wages, and anti-discrimination laws.  This rule would just add one more poster.  Most...
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