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Labor and employment law updates and resources.

Is it Really a Done Deal When Employee Resigns Then Signs a Release?

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A poorly drafted release agreement preserved an employee’s statutory claims. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Human Resources

To Vaccinate or not to Vaccinate…That's the Question of the Day!

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What employers need to know when employees object to a mandatory flu vaccination. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Labor Law

Is it the Most Wonderful or Most Dangerous Time of the Year for Employers?

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With these tips, sexual harassment won’t be the Grinch that steals your company’s holiday cheer. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Workplace Harassment

It Ain’t Over Yet for the FLSA Overtime Rule!

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Trump administration filed appeal of Texas district court’s decision in effort to preserve DOL’s right to set salary threshold for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Human Resources, Wage & Hour

Coordinating a CBA Grievance and EEOC Charge

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Federal appellate court rules that holding a union grievance in abeyance during EEOC charge is unlawful retaliation. Continue Reading ›

To Pay or Not to Pay Union Dues? That is the Question Under Right To Work

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Appellate court addresses union dues in two noteworthy cases related to Michigan’s right to work law. Continue Reading ›

DOL’s Overtime Rule Declared Unlawful

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Texas court strikes down Obama-era overtime rule that more than doubled the threshold salary for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Wage & Hour

EEOC (and Pregnant Worker) vs National Restaurant Chain

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Scheduling changes based on employer’s legitimate staffing concerns during upcoming leave of absence violated federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Should Employers Exempt Medical Marijuana From Their Drug Testing Policies?

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Employers in some states are finding they can’t fire employees who test positive for marijuana. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Cannabis, Employment Liability, Medical Marijuana

I-9 Form Revised… Again!

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There is another new I-9 form that must be used by employers to verify eligibility. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Labor Law
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