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Legal Briefing: Funerals, Religious Accommodations — and Goat Sacrifices?

November 8, 2013
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Employers are required to accommodate an employee’s requests relating to religious beliefs if they have fair notice that the request is religious in nature.
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Legal Briefing: Actions Taken on Arbitration Agreements

November 8, 2013
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In recent decisions, National Labor Relations Board law judges have issued decisions that employers unlawfully interfered with employees’ rights.
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Worker Centers Are Center of Attention

November 8, 2013
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Worker advocacy groups have been increasing in number for the past three decades. While they operate as nonprofits, some critics believe they should be labeled as unions.
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People Moves, November 2013

November 8, 2013
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Kimberly Abel to Maritz Motivation; Ami Patel to Jones Land LaSalle; Burton Reiter to Ogletree Deakins
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Professionally Managed Accounts Boosting Retirement Fund Results

October 29, 2013
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In 2012, nearly 37 percent of plan sponsors offered professionally managed accounts in 401(k) plans compared with 26 percent in 2008.
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Indefinite Leaves of Absence May Be Required as a Reasonable Accommodation

October 28, 2013
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Leave laws create many gray areas in every jurisdiction. However, New York City’s leave law creates more gray areas than most.
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Electronic Cigarettes Strike Up Controversy Among Employers

October 25, 2013
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The e-cigarette is not regulated but has come under increased scrutiny from doctors and scientists.
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Sweat Equity: Working Out Workout Programs at Work

October 17, 2013
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According to Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s 2012 HR/Benefits Pulse Survey on Wellness, 41 percent of midsize companies and 53 percent of large companies offer exercise programs as part of their overall employee wellness program.
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Not-So-Temporary Solutions

October 16, 2013
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With issues like the impending implementation of the Affordable Care Act, employers are still hesitant to commit to full-time hires and are looking to temporary staffing to fill the void. Hot List and Data Bank within.
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