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The Practical Employer

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

A New Year’s Accommodation Story

January 5, 2015

Don’t take the easy way out with your employees when they ask for accommodations for a disability, religion, or other protected reason. Even if you are legally right (and the odds are good that you won’t be), you will leave the employee feeling offended and upset.


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The NLRB Was a Busy Beaver Last Week

December 15, 2014
The NLRB ruled that employees have a right to use their employers’ email systems during non-working time to communicate about union issues. The agency also issued rules for ambush election in representation proceedings.
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