Welcome to the Employment Law Blog Carnival: Jukebox edition!

Play it loudphoto © 2011 Dr Garageland | more info (via: Wylio)The Employment Law Blog Carnival has finally rolled into town.

What is a blog carnival? It is a collection of links on a particular topic — here, employment law — that bloggers have submitted to me, which I then arrange around a particular theme.

For this edition of the Carnival, it’s DJ-ESkeelz on the one and two, with a music-themed employment-law blog carnival. I’ve got 13 hot joints (read: 13 links to employment-law articles from some of the blogosphere’s best…)

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Thinking about doing business in California? Over at his California Workplace Law blog, Casey Christensen warns about a recent California decision holding that employees who perform work in California get paid overtime under California labor law, even if it’s not the employee’s primary workplace. Come on, man! Where’s the love?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA5Pt42Exwg

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Heather Bussing at The HR Examiner explains why “at-will” employment isn’t always “at-will” employment. Confusing? Not really.

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Affording disabled employees leave from work as a reasonable accommodation has become a very hot topic at the EEOC. John Holmquist at the Michigan Employment Law Connection breaks it down.

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Ari Rosenstein at CPEhr’s Small Biz HR Blog has the skinny on 9 lawsuits that are changing the 2011 employment landscape.

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Score one for the EEOC. A record-breaking disability-discrimination class-action settlement — 20 million samolians. John Hyman at the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog and Robin Shea at the Employment and Labor Insider examine the continued viability of no-fault attendance policies.

(This one’s a two-fer)

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Joan Ginsberg at Just Joan offers a sobering reminder to lawyers to get off their legal high horses once in a while and be more business savvy.

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Shaun Reid, blogging at HireCentrix, questions the wisdom of basing hiring decisions on an applicant’s bankruptcy history.

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The Supreme Court has been very active this term dishing out employment-law justice. Philip Miles at Lawffice Space has a recap of what you may have missed.

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Ever thought about firing an employee because of a child support (or other wage) garnishment? Perish the thought says Donna Ballman at her blog, “Screw Your Guys, I’m Going Home

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Over at her HR blog, Heather Travar has all you need to know about retroactive FMLA designation.

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Did you know that the Department of Labor has an iPhone app for employees? Over at The Full 360, Cori M. Zuppo speculates how organized labor might use this to its advantage

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Finally, Jessica Miller-Merrell at Blogging4jobs shares 4 things employment attorneys should know before scaring employees away from social media use at work.

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