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Employment law mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union. Individual labour law concerns employees’ rights at work and through the contract for work. Employment standards are social norms for the minimum socially acceptable conditions under which employees or contractors are allowed to work.
Each year Premier Employment Lawyers (PEL) researches and recommends leading labour lawyers across the United States. PEL lists only one attorney and firm in each city and inclusion to the guide is by invitation only.
Brian S. Cousin is the chairman of Dentons Employment and Labor practice, with more than 450 lawyers, as well as the leader of the Firm’s US ERISA and Benefits Litigation practice, and a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation group. He focuses on employment litigation and counseling, ERISA and benefits [...]
Coronavirus, whose formal name is COVID-19, has been the subject of much media attention since the first outbreak in Wuhan, China, late last year. Just like recent outbreaks of the swine flu, the avian flu, SARS and the West Nile virus, each new “bug” creates fear surrounding a previously unknown threat. While there are tens of thousands of cases in [...]
On February 12, 2020, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an opinion with significant implications for Massachusetts employers with commissioned employees. In Parker v. EnerNOC, Inc. (SJC-12703), the SJC held that (1) unpaid commissions lost as a result of retaliation are subject to trebling under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Act (Wage Act); and (2) an employer cannot rely [...]
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