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Articles by Max Mihelich

Flex Work’s Potential Role in Gender Pay Gap

March 9, 2014
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One Harvard University economist suggests greater flex-work opportunities could aid women's cause in their pursuit of equal pay.
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Wellness Programs Should Offer Alternative to Exercise

March 4, 2014
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If unhealthy employees are bad for business, then I think it’s fair to argue an executive who plays ‘body police’ and essentially bullies employees into participating in a wellness program is bad for business, too.


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Special Report: RPO Is on the Go

February 12, 2014
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Experts attribute RPO growth to the recovering economy, the increasing use of social media and mobile technology and the evolution of RPO services firms.
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An FMLA Affair

February 10, 2014
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A new bill introduced in Congress in late 2013 would provide workers 12 weeks of paid leave to tend to those personal or family illnesses.
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The Expanded Definition of Disability

February 9, 2014
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The EEOC’s move to broaden the number of people who may be entitled to ADA protections could increase an employer’s risk of a lawsuit.
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Tasty Careers Without Cubicles Are Brewing

February 9, 2014
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Craft brewing has enjoyed a renaissance since then-President Jimmy Carter signed a bill in 1978, and employment in the industry is bubbling, too.
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A Dunce's Need for Flextime Before Such a Thing Existed

January 29, 2014
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While flextime is gaining in popularity in the 2010s, one Pulitzer Prize-winning author used the idea to paint his most famous character as a lazy employee by 1960s standards.
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Generational Condescending Aboard the Confederate Raider Shenandoah

January 29, 2014
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Civil War book reveals older generations have dismissed younger generations for, well, generations.
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Workplace-Related Class-Action Lawsuits Still Hinge on Wal-Mart Case: Report

January 7, 2014
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The 2011 ruling of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes continued to have a wide-ranging impact on virtually all class actions pending in federal and state courts throughout the country in 2013 cases.


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Kim Bobo: Labor and the Lord’s Work

January 5, 2014
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Kim Bobo’s work at the Interfaith Worker Justice organization focuses on alleviating poverty as well as educating and protecting low-wage workers.
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