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Take a Pregnant Pause Before Firing That Pregnant Worker

March 13, 2013
Firing a pregnant employee is a risky proposition.You not only have to worry about Title VII, but also potential liability under the Family and Medical Leave Act (if you are large enough to be covered), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (if the employee suffers from a pregnancy-related medical condition).
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The Importance of Getting Your Story Straight

December 19, 2012
It is vitally important that companies have all their ducks in a row before terminating an employee. Conduct a full investigation before pulling the termination trigger. Have a bona fide reason and stick to it.
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EEOC Rejects Staffing Company's “Just Following Orders” Defense

December 10, 2012
If you are a staffing company, consider writing indemnification clauses into your agreements to help insure against liability when the company for whom you are staffing discriminates. Otherwise, there is a good chance that the law will not protect you from your customer's discrimination.
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