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Pregnancy Case Demonstrates Supreme Court’s Unpredictability

June 22, 2009
The Supreme Court recently side-stepped its first chance to apply a pay discrimination law that Congress approved in reaction to a previous ruling. The decision shows how unpredictable the panel can be on employment law and why it is difficult to project how Sonia Sotomayor may change the court’s approach if she is confirmed.
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Are You Prepared to Deal With Expanded Anti-Retaliation Laws

May 14, 2009
The job of the human resources practitioner in dealing with the anti-retaliation provisions of the various federal employment laws continues to get a lot harder. Not only are the actions that constitute retaliation a lot more difficult to pinpoint, but the description of those that come within the proscriptions of the various anti-retaliation laws has now been expanded—most recently by a January 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
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5 Questions for Carl Brooks Minorities in the C-Suite

April 23, 2009
No matter what he does during his tenure, President Barack Obama will be remembered in history as the first African-American president of the United States. Although that glass ceiling has been broken, much work remains to be done to get more people of color into corporate executive suites, says Carl Brooks, president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council. Brooks recently talked to Workforce Management staff writer Mark Schoeff Jr.
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