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Study More Firms Say Hiring Will Be Off in 2008

February 28, 2008
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The No. 1 source of all hires is internal transfers and promotions, which mimics last year’s results, according to CareerXroads’ annual Source of Hire Study.
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Proposed FMLA Rules Resolve Key Issues

February 11, 2008
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Newly proposed Labor Department regulations governing the Family and Medical Leave Act will ease many administrative problems that employers have faced in trying to comply with the law, experts say.
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Lawsuit Says City’s Sick-Leave Policy Breached Medical Privacy

February 11, 2008
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Police radio dispatchers in Columbus, Ohio, allege in a class-action lawsuit that the city illegally required them to disclose detailed medical information to supervisors to justify taking sick leave.
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Congress Approves Bill to Expand FMLA for Military Families

January 28, 2008
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The legislation would expand the Family and Medical Leave Act, allowing employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave when a family member is on active duty in the military or is called up for active duty.
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Bush Administration Intends to Change FMLA Regulations

January 25, 2008
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But as the Department of Labor launches its process, the extent of the revisions remains a mystery. Business groups have criticized aspects of FMLA for causing administrative headaches, while advocates want to see it expanded.
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Hoping That the High Court Will End the Risky Business of FMLA Claims Waivers

January 8, 2008
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The Supreme Court is being asked to resolve a nettlesome jurisdictional split on releases of employee claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act and restore some degree of clarity and uniformity to what has become an unsettled area of employment law.
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