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Pop Quiz: Can You Condition a Job Offer on a Withdrawal of an EEOC Charge?

June 21, 2012
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I've written before how employers must treat pregnant employees the same (no better and no worse) as other employees based on their ability or inability to work.
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DOJ Sues Staffing Agency for Violating Immigration and Nationality Act

May 24, 2012
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The complaint seeks a court order prohibiting future discrimination by the respondent, monetary damages to the employee and civil penalties.
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The FMLA and the Honest Belief Rule: Monitoring Leave of Absence Abuse

May 10, 2012
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I am not suggesting that you surveil every employee who takes leave from your workplace. Without a good faith belief supporting the surveillance, a court could conclude that your actions are unlawful.
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Revenge Is a Dish Best Never Served at All in the Workplace

May 8, 2012
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If you think you can rely on a legal technicality as a defense against retaliation, think again. The deck is stacked against you.
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Data Bank Focus: Retaliation

April 24, 2012
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Whistling While You Work

April 2, 2012
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With changes in whistle-blower laws, companies must be even more diligent about protecting workers who speak out.
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Protecting Whistle-Blowers

April 2, 2012
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The Hanford Concerns Council in Washington state was formed according to state mediation laws, and members include company representatives, advocacy group members and independent parties.
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How to Blow the Whistle

April 2, 2012
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In most cases, employees know the right thing to do morally or ethically, but aren't sure how to discuss it. "The primary reason people don't speak up is fear of retaliation and fear of futility," says Mary Gentile, a research scholar at Babson College in Babson Park, Massachusetts.
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Conquering Fear and Workplace Retaliation

April 2, 2012
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Let's take a step back and focus on the fear that triggers retaliation—the fear the causes leaders at all levels, from direct supervisory personnel to senior managers, to take action against an employee who raises a concern.
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