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Articles by Max Mihelich

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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The Benefits of a Post-Windsor World

January 5, 2014
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The Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor has made it necessary for employers to re-evaluate their harassment policies.
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Forward to the Future: How Workforce Tech Promises to Change the Way We Do Business

December 12, 2013
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Technological changes, like Google Glass, could reinvent the workplace.
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CACI International Inc.: Optimas Silver Winner for Recruiting

December 9, 2013
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For its effective mobile recruiting technology, CACI International is the winner of the silver Optimas Award for Recruiting.
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