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Articles by Matthew Heller

In California, Flexible Schedules Are Tightly Regulated

July 31, 2008
Employers find that setting up compressed work schedules can be a bureaucratic minefield. While in theory the state’s law promised ‘workplace flexibility,’ in practice it imposes rigid procedural requirements on employers, who could be exposed to an employee claim for unpaid overtime if they make just one false step.
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Handed Down

December 13, 2007
A review of the 10 legal decisions of 2007 that will have the greatest impact on the workplace in the coming year and beyond
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Protections for Transgender Workers on Rise

March 16, 2007
Although federal law does not explicitly prohibit organizations from firing transgender workers, that doesn’t mean companies won’t be sued for such terminations. Nine states and almost 100 local jurisdictions, from Key West, Florida, to Tacoma, Washington, have passed laws protecting transgender employees in the workplace.
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