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Notice is Required Under the 1994 Veterans’ Act

November 9, 1998
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Notice is Required Under the 1994 Veterans’ Act
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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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Benefits of Employment Contracts

October 6, 1998
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Benefits of Employment Contracts
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Are You Legal Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

March 1, 1998
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If you use consumer reports in the hiring process, a little-known addendum to The Fair Credit Reporting Act could cause you trouble.
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Independent Contractor vs. Employee Get It Right

September 1, 1997
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It's tempting to use "independent contractors," but they aren't the HR panacea that many employers seem to think they are. The must-knows of classifying workers as independent contractors vs. employees.
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The Pros and Cons of Pre-employment Testing

March 1, 1997
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Experts answer the question: What are the merits and limitations of pre-employment testing?
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The Unions' Power To Sue Is Growing

September 1, 1996
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The Supreme Court has granted unions the power to sue on behalf of members for violation of the WARN Act.
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You Demote Me and I'll Sue You

July 1, 1996
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A first-of-its kind court ruling opens the door wide on claims for "wrongful demotion.
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Pre-employment Interviews What You Can and Can't Ask

January 1, 1996
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Been a while since you've reviewed the rules? Take this refresher course on the legal restrictions of candidate screening.
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Legal Entanglements of Motivating Temps

November 1, 1995
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Companies that use long-term temporary workers from staffing agencies need to be aware of the legal obligations and risks involved in establishing programs designed to motivate those workers.
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