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Employers Urged to Save Pay Documents

February 25, 2010
To defend themselves against allegations of discriminatory pay practices, employers may have to go back decades to provide documentation to defend against those claims. Such records may include payroll files, compensation programs, performance reviews and any of the decisions and guidelines around starting pay, promotional pay and merit increases.
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TOOL Blogs on Wage-and-Hour Issues

February 17, 2010
To keep pace with developments in wage-and-hour law, several law firms have launched blogs on the topic, with attorneys writing about the latest cases and trends.
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Study Finds Widespread Wage Theft

January 12, 2010
A new landmark pay records investigation documents rampant wage-and-hour law violations that translate into wage theft of 15 percent of earnings, or a labor cost advantage of 15 percent for employers that violate the law—more than enough to undercut competitor companies.
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Top Five Legal Issues for Employers in 2010

January 6, 2010
Fueled by negative economic conditions, substantial layoffs and salary reductions, employees are aggressively seeking relief through challenges to their employers’ policies and practices. While the financial prospects for 2010 show some signs of improvement, there is no question that employers will see a continued increase in the breadth and amount of litigation.
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