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Articles by Max Mihelich

Federal Court Says 'Black Swan' Interns Should Have Been Paid

June 14, 2013
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A federal court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, who were unpaid interns for Fox Searchlight Inc. during the company's production of the film 'Black Swan,' deciding they should have been paid for their services.
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GOP Senator Backs Senate's Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bill

June 11, 2013
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With Sen. Kelly Ayotte endorsing a bipartisan immigration reform bill, the proposed legislation appears likely to pass the Senate. However, the real test for the bill will be the House of Representatives, where it will face stiff GOP opposition.
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Immigration Reform Dealt a Setback as Talks Hit Impasse

June 7, 2013
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Congressman's departure from the House committee in charge of immigration reform leaves the future of the reform bill uncertain.
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High Court Affirmative Action Case Could Have Workplace Implications

June 5, 2013
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The forthcoming ruling from the Supreme Court on Fisher v. University of Texas is unpredictable and carries the potential to negatively affect the legality of affirmative action.
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Disaster Preparedness: Tornadoes

May 22, 2013
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The destruction caused to the town of Moore, Oklahoma, by an unusually powerful tornado this week serves as a reminder to employers the importance of being prepared for natural disasters.
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Rural Renaissance

May 20, 2013
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Recruiting for jobs in remote locations like North Dakota's Bakken region isn't easy. But recruiting from the local population can help a company fill open positions in rural areas faster than targeting candidates from big cities.
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'We Are Ready': Millennials Respond to Complaints They're Not Prepared for the Workforce

May 15, 2013
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Employers are unsatisfied with the millennial talent pool, but some recent graduates disagree. It's even possible employers are in part to blame for their disappointment, according to one consultant.
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Use of Updated Form I-9s Now Mandatory for All New Workers

May 9, 2013
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services recently updated its Form I-9s. Their use became mandatory May 7, 2013, and failure to use them will result in a $1,000 fine.
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