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When Coyote Posts Get Ugly

October 13, 2013
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Why social media posts about current and former employees from saloon franchise Coyote Ugly's management opened the door to lawsuits.
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High Sovereignty Stakes in Card Dealer Case

October 13, 2013
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Court to hear arguments on whether an American Indian casino can prevent blackjack dealers from organizing.
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How the Government Shutdown Affects Labor and Employment Law

October 1, 2013
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If you have active matters with any federal agencies, expect for them to be on hold. Please remember that while the EEOC and other agencies might be temporarily out of business, the laws that they enforce are not.


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What Kanye West Can Teach You About Employee Relations

September 30, 2013
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Social media has the ability to turn a forgotten event into a viral nightmare. Certainly there are instances when you will have no choice but to fire someone for something posted online.
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Can an Employee Assume the Risk of Harassment?

September 23, 2013
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No employee should have to deal with a sexually harassing workplace. But maybe those who choose to work for rappers Insane Clown Posse should forfeit the right to complain of sexually offensive content.
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Affordable Care Act: Your Delays and Deadlines Update

September 18, 2013
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Here’s a quick look at the delays and impending deadlines affecting employers.
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Your Company’s Personnel Files Are Not Your Employees’ Personal Property

September 17, 2013
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It is critical that you have a policy establishing rights and expectations in relation to personnel files.
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Legal Briefing: Employers Must Retain Electronic Records

September 16, 2013
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Employers should create a data-retention policy that describes generally how it will retain such data, and limit when such records can be deleted.
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Legal Briefing: Same-Sex Spouse Entitled to Survivor Benefits

September 16, 2013
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Employers might be required to recognize same-sex partners as spouses for purposes of providing benefits under the company’s benefit plans.
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Bathroom Breaks Do Not Equal Breaks in Pay

September 12, 2013
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Treating your employees like tagged wildlife — tracking and recording their every move within the workplace — will create an work environment of distrust and apathy. Instead, you should treat all employees like professionals, and address performance-based issues as they arise.
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