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Handbook Compliance: A Multi-State Issue
Most folks reading this post are subject to a slew of policies that govern his or her employment.
United States
13 Jun 2019
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Skirting A Dress Code Crisis
In a recent case, a federal court in North Carolina struck down a charter school's dress code requiring girls to wear skirts under the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
United States
2 May 2019
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The Michigan Court Of Appeals Addresses Sexual Harassment And Mandatory Arbitration Agreements
Mandatory arbitration agreements for employment claims have been increasingly criticized, but that criticism has increased dramatically for sexual harassment cases
United States
23 Apr 2019
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Employment Law Issues Continue To Evolve With Hairstyle, Sex Gossip, And Emotional Outburst Disability Protections
Employment law is constantly evolving and changing to keep up with the evolving workforce and work-related issues.
United States
14 Mar 2019
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Avoiding Claims Of Citizenship And National Origin Discrimination When Interviewing, Hiring, And Onboarding Foreign Workers
It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin in recruiting, hiring, onboarding, or employing workers.
United States
12 Mar 2019
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NLRB Focuses On "Entrepreneurial Opportunity" To Return To Pre-Obama Board Independent Contractor Test
For those keeping track, there are number of different (yet somewhat similar) tests agencies and courts use to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.
United States
1 Feb 2019
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The Sixth Circuit Offers Employers Guidance On The Americans With Disabilities Act's "Interactive Process"
On November 30, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in a published decision, offered guidance to employers regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act's ("ADA") ...
United States
18 Jan 2019
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What Employers Need To Know About Employee Marijuana Use Under Proposal 1
Following the passage of Proposal 1 on the 2018 Michigan mid-term ballot, Michigan became the 10th state to legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis use.
United States
20 Nov 2018
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In The #Metoo Era, Why Retaliation Is The Scariest Word For Employers
In terms of workplace sexual harassment as a claim in its own right, a brief refresher is in order.
United States
16 Oct 2018
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Tips On Improving Your Hiring Process
Every employer wants to hire qualified, motivated employees.
United States
29 Aug 2018
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Employers Always Need To Thoroughly Explore The Smallest Of Reasonable Accommodations For A Disability
A recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit provides a strong lesson in the need for employers to fully explore an employee's request for a reasonable accommodation...
United States
20 Aug 2018
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IRS Permits The Use Of Forfeitures For QNECs, QMACs And Safe Harbor Contributions
Many employers had long assumed that they could fund contributions to qualified plans made to avoid violating nondiscrimination rules from employee forfeiture accounts.
United States
7 Aug 2018
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Me Too: Nevada Regulators Shine A Spotlight On The Sexual Harassment Policies Of Gaming Licensees
As the "Me Too" movement sweeps the nation, the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace has been put in the spotlight.
United States
1 Jun 2018
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The Times They Are A-Changin': More States And Cities Move Ahead Of The Courts By Prohibiting The Use Of Prior Salary Information In Hiring
In the last year a number of states and major cities have passed laws prohibiting employers from obtaining past income/salary information from applicants.
United States
22 May 2018
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The Times They Are A-Changin': More States And Cities Move Ahead Of The Courts By Prohibiting The Use Of Prior Salary Information In Hiring
In the last year a number of states and major cities have passed laws prohibiting employers from obtaining past income/salary information from applicants. States with current legislation include California ...
United States
18 May 2018
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United States Supreme Court Declines Review Of Seventh Circuit ADA Leave Decision
This month the United States Supreme Court declined to review the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in Severson v. Heartland Woodcraft, Inc.
United States
25 Apr 2018
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Is Your Organization Taking The Correct Steps To Prevent And Defend Against Harassment Claims? Recent EEOC Guidance Suggests Best Practices
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, most employers have become more acutely aware of the risks involved in failing to effectively prevent and respond to claims of workplace harassment.
United States
26 Mar 2018
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Michigan Court Of Appeals Offers Guidance To Employers In Documenting Reasons For Hiring, Promotions
On February 1, 2018, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued an opinion which offers employers guidance regarding ways to document the reasoning behind hiring, promotion ...
United States
14 Mar 2018
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Asleep At The Wheel: The Growing Debate Regarding Obesity And Workplace Accommodations
As society continues to grow, pun intended, many new injuries and infirmities are entering the realm of "disability" putting employers more at risk at being caught in the crosshairs...
United States
8 Mar 2018
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The 2nd Circuit Court Of Appeals' Recent Decision Reveals That The Interpretation Of Title VII And Its Application To Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claims Continues To Evolve
In a 10-3 decision, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) covers claims of sexual orientation discrimination.
United States
6 Mar 2018
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