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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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Does Social Media Change the Meaning of 'Solicitation'? (Redux)

November 14, 2013
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Social media is not creating new laws, but is merely creating new applications of existing laws to an evolving communication and technology tool.
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The Fluctuating Rules for the Fluctuating Workweek

November 13, 2013
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There is a clear advantage to paying your salaried non-exempt employees via the fluctuating workweek. Just make sure you meet the FLSA’s four-pronged test.


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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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OSHA Releases Most-Cited Workplace Safety Violations

November 11, 2013
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For a second straight year, fall protection was the most-cited violation.
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Employee Crisis Communications 101

November 10, 2013
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Here are five suggestions for smart employee communication during difficult times from Alison Davis.
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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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The Risk Companies Run When Bullying Goes Incognito

November 8, 2013
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Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.
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NLRB Upholds Workplace Ban on Recording Devices

November 7, 2013
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This case offers hope to employers that there exists a more reasonable analysis of the application of Section 7 rights to workplace policies other than suggested by the Board’s recent actions.


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Is the Denial of Paid Paternity Leave Discriminatory?

November 6, 2013
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There is one key difference between women and men when they welcome a new-born child. Women give birth; men don’t.


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