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Articles by Max Mihelich

Made to Trade

November 3, 2014
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Twenty years in, the North American Free Trade Agreement continues to have a profound and sometimes controversial effect on labor.
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OSHA Issues New Rules for Death, Injury Reporting

November 2, 2014
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The rule updates the list of employers partially exempt from OSHA record-keeping requirements.
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Companies Start Singing Immigration Reform Blues

October 31, 2014
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With a sweeping immigration policy placed on the back burner in Congress and a possible lame-duck session, businesses’ push for reform will be even more difficult.
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The Changing Landscape of LGBT Discrimination Laws

October 1, 2014
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There are no federal laws that ban discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity in the workplace, but companies and lawmakers are working to change that.
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Special Report: Staffing Still Soaring

October 1, 2014
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The staffing industry continues to enjoy growth, as the number of temporary workers reached an all-time high this year.
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Painkiller Addiction: An ‘Equal Opportunity Destroyer’

September 29, 2014
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An injured worker with a painkiller addiction not only represents a health and safety concern for that individual, but also presents potential liabilities for the employer.
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Special Report: More ‘Background’ Noise

September 5, 2014
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Despite increasing regulations, more companies are performing background checks, and advances in technology have made them more accessible to small and midsize employers


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Is It in My Head? The Who, Hearing Loss, and Headphones in the Workplace

August 5, 2014
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Should hearing loss education be a part of an employer’s health and wellness program?
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Free Advice on Unpaid Internships

August 5, 2014
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In the wake of a landmark 2013 ruling, it would seem unpaid internships aren’t long for the business world. Yet, such positions aren’t illegal.
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2014 Game Changer: Nate Randall

August 3, 2014
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Senior manager of global benefits and employee experience, Tesla Motors Inc., Palo Alto, California
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