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Helping employers navigate the complicated and ever-changing world of employment and labor laws, rules, and regulations, rationally and pragmatically.

More Companies Offer Pet Insurance as an Employee Benefit

September 4, 2013
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FMLA Now Covers Same-Sex Spouses (Sort of)

September 3, 2013
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This signals that we are thankfully moving down a path to where someday, thankfully, this issue will no longer be open to debate or discussion.
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Life Imitating Art? Pregnant and Fired — When Will Employers Learn?

August 27, 2013
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Litigation Publicity as an Adverse Action for Retaliation

August 26, 2013
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Relying On Stereotypes Will Put a Target On Your Back

August 22, 2013
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Where’s Waldo? She's Teaching You a Lesson On the High Cost of Sexual Harassment

August 21, 2013
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Why You Should Take All Harassment Complaints Seriously

August 20, 2013
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How to Draft an Enforceable Noncompete Agreement in Five Steps

August 19, 2013
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Clearing Up Some Misconceptions on Social Media and Privacy

August 15, 2013
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Employers are not requiring employees to turn over access to their personal social media pages. Courts sometimes require litigants to turn over social media information when it might be helpful to prove or disprove a claim. End of story.
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6th Circuit Permits Employers to Enforce Reasonable Call-In Rules for FMLA Leave

August 14, 2013
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