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Notable New Requirements for 1999

January 14, 1999
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Notable New Requirements for 1999
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Employee Lifestyles-How Much Can You Regulate

November 1, 1998
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Sooner or later, HR will have to look at what it can and can't dictate in employees' lifestyle choices. Caution: The laws are beginning to favor employee freedom over employer mandates.
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Common Myths of Employment Law

October 19, 1998
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Common Myths of Employment Law
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When a Lawsuit Has Your Name on It ..

June 1, 1998
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Plaintiffs in employment litigation have a number of reasons for suing HR professionals and other supervisors individually. But no matter the reason, being named as an individual means you’d better tread carefully.
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Why Jury Is A Four Letter Word

March 1, 1998
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It's costly when juries decide the outcomes of employee disputes. Here, a legal expert shares litigation-prevention tactics to help you settle employee disputes before juries ever see them.
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Welfare Law HR's Role in Employment

January 1, 1998
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In 1997, a new welfare law was enacted. Since then, hiring welfare recipients has become a growing solution for companies like Cessna Aircraft trying to cooperate with the new law, boost their workforce planning strategies and be good corporate citizens.
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Be Careful in What You Say

January 1, 1998
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Defamation suits can crop up at any stage of the employment cycle: Performance reviews, investigations, demotions, terminations and references. How you can do your job in the most legally defensible manner.
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How Much Medical Disclosure Is Too Much

October 1, 1997
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Employee medical information is an emerging area of law. The lack of age-tested ground rules often leads to horrifying mistakes on the part of HR and managers. However, despite the gray areas, there are some guidelines.
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