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California-Only Class Refiles Sex Discrimination Suit Against Wal-Mart

October 27, 2011
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The U.S. Supreme Court had ruled against a proposed class of some 1.5 million members nationwide in June. The majority ruled that the 'respondents have not identified a common mode of exercising discretion that pervades the entire company.'
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Former Financial Adviser Says He Was Fired for Running Gun Ad

September 16, 2011
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A onetime Barron's hotshot adviser files a lawsuit against LPL Financial; Robert Ray Bennie Jr. of Lincoln, Nebraska, also is suing local regulators, including the new North American Securities Administrators Association president.
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Supreme Court Sends ‘Me-Too’ Discrimination Case Back

September 16, 2011
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Although the decision is good for Sprint, it doesn’t resolve disagreement among U.S. courts about me-too evidence.
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Dear Workforce Do People Offer Only One Kind of Noncompete

September 7, 2011
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As employees have varying degrees of access to company information and exposure to clients, your company may find it necessary to use two, three, or even more types of noncompete agreements.
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Adecco Announces Plan to Acquire Drake Beam Morin

July 26, 2011
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The company says the acquisition will expand its geographic reach and give it a leading position in the United Kingdom, Canada and Brazil.
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Job Cuts vs. the "War for Talent"

July 20, 2011
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Longtime Safety Policy Trumps Workers Personal Needs

July 15, 2011
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court said state law does not require employers to change legitimate business policies to assist employees in meeting personal obligations.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Use Performance Tools to Assess Applicants With Special Needs?

May 3, 2011
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Individuals with special needs (English as a second language, intellectual delays, mental health issues) constitute an ever-increasing proportion of our applicants. Which performance-assessment tools are available to help us screen these individuals in the most objective way?
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