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When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go: The Right to Workplace Bathroom Breaks

September 11, 2013
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Employers shouldn’t be the potty police. When an employee has to go, an employee has to go. Unless an employee seems to abusing bathroom rights, let employees be.
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Protecting the Caregiver

September 11, 2013
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An overview of resources to address caregiver discrimination.
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Contingent Workforce Can Create a Compliance Conundrum

September 6, 2013
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Temporary workers can misunderstand that the employee’s actual boss is the staffing agency. Employers also may think they can avoid anti-discrimination laws by using indirect hiring, but they may still face legal exposure.
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Legal Briefing: Proof Needed to Demonstrate Unlawful Retaliation

August 21, 2013
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The Supreme Court has increased the causation threshold for Title VII cases, which provides greater protections for potential defendants of such actions and takes away a legal path from potential plaintiffs.
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Legal Briefing: Supreme Court Ruling Limits Harassment Claims

August 21, 2013
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Employers must have complaint procedures and an effective process to investigate and resolve harassment allegations.
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Game Changer 2013: Rochelle Karr

August 11, 2013
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Director, attorney professional development & alumni relations, O’Melveny & Myers, Newport Beach, California
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Plenty of H-1Bs a Possibility

August 2, 2013
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This temporary visa provision hopes to address the widening skills gap between high-tech jobs and U.S. workers.
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Let’s Clarify E-Verify

August 2, 2013
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If immigration reform passes in its current form, employers will have to become very familiar with E-Verify, but experts say the system is less cumbersome than it used to be.
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Legal Briefing: NLRB Posting Rule and Employer Speech Rights

July 30, 2013
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The NLRB’s rule compelling employers to post notices of worker rights oversteps the NLRB’s rule-making authority.
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Legal Briefing: Worker With Multiple Seizures Not Qualified for Job Under ADA

July 30, 2013
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Although an employer is required to engage in an interactive with an employee to determine if a reasonable accommodation exists, the employee must still be able to perform the essential functions of the job to retain the protections of the ADA.
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