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EEOC Issues Rule On Retiree Health Benefits

December 27, 2007
The rule allows employers that provide retiree health benefits to continue to coordinate those benefits with Medicare or comparable state health benefits without violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
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Do Your Employees Consider Your Corporate Policies Racist

December 13, 2007
Reactions to recent (and not so recent) news events show that black and white Americans see things very differently. As businesspeople we must ask ourselves a very difficult and important question: Is it possible that a company’s policies are being viewed differently by different minority groups within its overall employee base?
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Lessons From Plaintiffs University

December 6, 2007
Employees trained at PU invariably dodge their responsibility for prompt reporting of harassment by framing their lack of understanding of the policy in such a way that their failure to complain somehow becomes reasonable. But here’s a holiday gift from columnist Alan Rupe: a surefire way to defeat them.
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The Knicks Mess

November 12, 2007
In the wake of the $11.6 million jury award in the sexual harassment case against Madison Square Garden executives and Knicks Coach Isiah Thomas, what stood out to me was the fact that the defendants went way past just being pinheaded.
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