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Miscellaneous Legal Issues

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September 18, 2003
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HR is bound on all sides by rules and laws. And, yes, you certainly need to be regarded by the leadership as a trusted partner in keeping the company on the right side of legalities. However, I would like to add this: Break as many rules as you can.
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Discovering The Law of Gravity

August 29, 2003
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To jurors in an employment-law case, some things are as certain as gravity. But they're often the very things that employers and their attorneys overlook.
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Sample Nondisclosure Agreement

August 29, 2003
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An example of a nondisclosure agreement that could be used with vendors, contractors, consultants, and others.
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Employers' Biggest Legal Mistakes

July 29, 2003
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Ten things that can explode into costly lawsuits, unionization and an unhappy workforce.
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How We Do Things Here

June 27, 2003
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Training employees on the nuances of compliance law won't prevent a business disaster, instilling the right behavior will.
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Answers to Common Legal Questions

May 15, 2003
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A list of links to legal information from the federal government, the Workforce archive, and the law firm of Epstein, Becker, & Green (EBG).
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Answers to Common Legal Questions

May 15, 2003
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A list of links to legal information from the federal government, the Workforce archive, and the law firm of Epstein, Becker, & Green (EBG).
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Corporate Fallout From Failed Marriages

February 27, 2003
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When one of your executives is in a bitter divorce, corporate information can find its way into the public record, sometimes to the embarrassment of the company.
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Gray Areas in Controlling Employee Lifestyles

January 29, 2003
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Can you refuse to hire someone who smokes? No. Can you ban beards in the office? That depends. Like most legal questions, many answers aren't black and white.
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High Court to test FMLA

November 28, 2002
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The Supreme Court will consider important workplace issues including the FMLA, and the definition of "damages."
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