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Respond Appropriately When the Boss Is Accused of Unlawful Acts #RobFord

November 18, 2013
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How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.


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Hiring Nerds? Then Prep the Managers

November 11, 2013
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The incumbents in the Miami Dolphins locker collectively said ‘no nerds,’ which, the last time I looked, isn’t a protected class.
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Under Pressure

November 10, 2013
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Bad things happen, so companies need to have a plan in place to deal with a crisis.
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Yes, It’s Legal:10 More Things Companies Can Do Without Breaking the Law #yesitslegal

October 28, 2013
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Here's my list. How about you? What would you add to the list? Leave your thoughts in the comments below, or tweet it with the hashtag #yesitslegal.
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Alternate Complaint Avenues and Harassment Prevention

September 26, 2013
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A effective anti-harassment policy provides multiple avenues for an employee to complain. Otherwise, an employee will feel powerless if the person to whom a policy directs her to complain also happens to be the alleged harasser.
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Employee Fired for Instagramming Paycheck. Is This Legal?

September 24, 2013
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Employees have an absolute right to discuss with each other how much they make. It is illegal to have a policy that prohibits wage discussions, or to fire an employee for engaging in such discussions.


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People Moves, September 2013

September 16, 2013
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Elizabeth Brown to Trulia, Nicole Gardner to McLennan Cos. and Steve Cohen to BenefitMall
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2013 Game Changer: Vanessa Graf

August 11, 2013
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Human resources specialist, U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, Washington, D.C.
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2013 Game Changer: Emily Douglas

August 11, 2013
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Director of human capital, Battelle for Kids, Columbus, Ohio
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SUB-Pay Plans Could Ease Employer Severance Costs

August 8, 2013
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The plan is a tax-exempt trust account set up by employers to offset state unemployment insurance.
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