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The Undocumented Side of Hiring

November 9, 2011
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Employers can guard against hiring undocumented workers by becoming familiar with federal regulations and enforcement practices. The primary document reviewed by federal agencies is the Form I-9.
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Cain Controversy Historical Context Helps and Hurts Candidate

November 9, 2011
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To understand why Cain and the NRA may have reacted to the allegations in the manner they initially did, one needs to understand the relevant climate of the 1990s.
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Experts Still Warn to Beware of Information from Social Media when Hiring

November 4, 2011
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There is 'so much information that's available out there' that the employer has to filter out the information to be sure it does not learn about issues it should not know about, such as religion and politics, panel contends.
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Wellness Programs Adapted for Workers' Comp

November 3, 2011
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One consultant adds that employers also should optimize employee use of established wellness offerings, such as weight-loss or smoking-cessation programs that otherwise may be underutilized.
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When Crisis Strikes

November 2, 2011
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Just imagine you've got a new job. You've been hired following a major business crisis. Your responsibility: Make sure that a similar catastrophe never happens again. The recently selected CEO and her team need your advice and leadership. They will sign on to your plan. That's the deal.
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Appeals Court Allows FMLA Suit Against American Medical Association

October 31, 2011
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According to the decision, because of the economic downturn, the AMA decided to eliminate the position of Peter Friedman, the communications campaign manager, because his responsibilities had drastically changed.
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Teacher Alleges Retaliation by School District for Giving Newspaper Interview

October 21, 2011
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A Long Island, New York, elementary school teacher has filed a lawsuit claiming her former employers tarnished her reputation and fired her after she gave an interview to a local newspaper.
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Deceased Truck Driver’s Estranged Wife Entitled to Survivor Benefits

October 14, 2011
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The appellate court’s decision in Sifford v. Sifford et al. reverses a ruling from the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.
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