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A Festivus for the Rest of Us (at Work)

December 12, 2013
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If there is no religion supporting the request, then no law would prohibit you from banning Festivus at your company. Then again, why would you want to in the first place?
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Leadership Gets a Checkup at Kaiser

December 5, 2013
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‘It’s not what we say that matters, but how we behave,’ said new CEO Bernard Tyson.


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Fifth Circuit Upholds Legality of Class Action Arbitration Waivers

December 4, 2013
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Class action waivers are legal, so long as employees cannot reasonably read them to restrict their right to file unfair labor practice charges with the NLRB.
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Are Graduate Assistants Employees or Students?

November 21, 2013
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The status of a graduate assistant must be analyzed based on the 'economic realities' of each individual.


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The Risk Companies Run When Bullying Goes Incognito

November 8, 2013
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Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.
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Halting the Rising Tide of Religious-Discrimination Claims

October 29, 2013
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While religious-discrimination claims only comprise a small portion of all charges filed with the EEOC, they have more than doubled over the past 15 years, growing at a rate faster than race or sex claims.
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The Naked Corporation Can Be Beautiful

October 8, 2013
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The way forces of transparency are disrobing companies and exposing them — warts and all — for anyone to see.
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Fired for Posing for Playboy? Or, How Does an Employer Prove a Negative?

October 7, 2013
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Proving a negative is the most difficult position for an employer, and, often, the most expensive for an employer to defend.


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Facebook 'Likes' as Free Speech

October 3, 2013
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Free-speech rights extend to symbolic speech on social networks, such as liking a Facebook page or post, or retweeting someone’s tweet.
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Big Data Explained

October 2, 2013
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What is big data and why should HR care about it?

—Puzzled Practitioner


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