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Temps Can Cause Long-Lasting Legal Headaches

August 28, 2014
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As more employers use staffing agencies, they should pay attention to the possibility that their organization, and not the staffing agency, could be liable for the conduct of a temporary employee.
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Evaluating a Job Applicant’s Background History

August 25, 2014
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Use of background information can disproportionately affect people of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, along with gender. This could expose an employer to liability.
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Formula for Lactation Policies

May 8, 2014
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Women enjoy the legal right to reasonable breaks for lactation in the workplace. Two different laws grant this right: the Affordable Care Act and Title VII’s sex-discrimination protections.
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Legal Briefing: 100 Percent Wrong?

May 8, 2014
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Policies that require employees to return to work only if they are 100 percent healed may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Sacred Grounds — for Lawsuits

April 6, 2014
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Religious discrimination claims have been on the rise recently, especially ones involving accommodation requests, legal experts say.
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