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Racism Lawsuit Targets Mercedes-Benz Store

August 21, 2012
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A lawsuit filed in federal court in New York charges that Burnell Guyton, 54, and Andre Grammer, 44, both black, found racist graffiti on several occasions in a bathroom stall used by employees.
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Whistle-Blower Suit Involving Company's Visa Practices Dismissed

August 21, 2012
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Judge Myron H. Thompson of U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama in Montgomery said while Palmer's charges are “deeply troubling,” there was no evidence that Bangalore, India-based Infosys had violated Alabama state law.
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General Motors' CEO Dan Akerson Urges Employees to 'Behave With Integrity'

August 10, 2012
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Akerson told employees he wants to focus GM more on brands and customers, and better position the company to survive the next 50 or 100 years.
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Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

August 10, 2012
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This awful catastrophe reminds us that we should view people as people, and not as colors, religions, or stereotypes.
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My German Shepherd, Memphis, and Sustaining What We Learn

July 31, 2012
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Teaching humans isn't usually as straightforward as teaching dogs. But the goals are the same.
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Former United Flight Attendant Files Whistle-Blower Lawsuit

July 2, 2012
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Malcolm Hamilton alleged he was fired after reporting to the Federal Aviation Administration that United had an “unofficial, unspoken policy” requiring flight attendants to file false reports.
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25 Million Reasons to Tell a Good Story

June 14, 2012
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It strikes me that likening KKK graffiti and a toy monkey with a noose around its neck as common 'trash talking' is a recipe for a disaster.
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State Court Upholds Gay Employee's Hostile Work Environment Claim

May 7, 2012
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Said one attorney, 'This is the first appellate-level case in the country that extends hostile work environment (claims) to the area of sexual orientation.'
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How Do We Approach an Employee Who Has Concealed Something?

May 1, 2012
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We have an employee who inadvertently broke some inexpensive equipment while on the job, but did not tell management about it. How should we handle this? The item can be replaced for less than $100, so cost isn't the issue. The employee's behavior is. —Hates Secrecy, manager of manufacturing, Rochester, Minnesota
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