• “It’s getting harder to climb the ladder”

    … “It’s getting harder to climb the ladder” by Walter Olson on September 15, 2014 Is the American job market becoming less fluid, as a new paper by Steven Davis and John Haltiwanger argues, with less job-switching and fewer vacancies opening up at established employers? And to the extent this is an unwelcome trend, which policies might be contributing to it? [The Economist; some possibly contrary data points from Alex Tabarrok] Tagged as: employment at will, occupational licensure, workplace …

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  • Data Breach Laws Continue to Come

    … Retail. Financial services. Health care. Energy. Not an industry has been spared when it comes to recent data and cyber breaches, and the colossal damage that occurs to the interests of the company, its employees, and third parties (customers, vendors, etc.) due to a breach. Whether by employees disclosing things through social media…

  • Mandates for paid sick leave

    … and Seattle–as proof that the campaign is gaining momentum.” Opponents are fighting back with, among other steps, legislation passed in at least ten states specifying that municipal home rule does not include the authority to enact ordinances of this sort. [Rhonda Smith, Bloomberg BNA] Tweet Tags: Connecticut, workplace Mandates for paid sick leave is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system …

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