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Settlement Leads to Supreme Court Dismissal of ADA Suit

January 16, 2008
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The question of whether the Americans With Disabilities Act requires employers to offer disabled workers a vacant job if a more qualified applicant is available remains unresolved. The case in question involved a Wal-Mart employee.
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Employers Legal Obligations to Employees in the Military

October 5, 2007
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Hiring citizen soldiers has great benefits, but there are also strict laws governing their treatment that every employer needs to know.
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How Your ZIP Code Determines Your Employees Legal Rights

September 25, 2007
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Sometimes, which laws apply to employees and how the laws are interpreted by the courts is more a function of your ZIP code than anything else.
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What to Do When an HR Employee Sues

July 26, 2007
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When an HR staffer alleges employment discrimination, it’s automatically a different kind of claim. Here’s how to proceed when the claimant is someone who is likely to know damaging, embarrassing or unflattering information about the company—and might be willing to use it to bolster a case. It’s not all bad news, however. Sometimes it’s easier to deal with an HR claimant.
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