What Is International Employment Law?

Law360, New York (October 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the beginning there were lawyers who practiced labor law in front of the National Labor Relations Board and its Administrative Law Judges. Then an offshoot practice evolved for the non-union sector: employment law.

In the last few decades, the sub-concentrations of labor and employment law practice multiplied: Occupational Safety and Health Act. Workers’ compensation. Wage/hour and Fair Labor Standards Act litigation. Employment counseling. Anti-discrimination litigation. Employment class actions. Employee benefits and its “sub‑sub‑concentrations,” ERISA counseling, ERISA litigation, and executive compensation.

The most recent labor and...
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