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  • Transgender Protections In The Workplace

    The Supreme Court has accepted three cases related to employment protections for LGBTQ individuals, but decisions are not expected until 2020. There is no way to know what the Court will do and whether protections under Title...

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  • Trump’s Hard Line Includes Business Immigration

    Media attention on President Trump’s immigration policy tends to focus on illegal border crossing. But Trump also has called for a big reduction in legal immigration and has specifically targeted U.S. businesses that hire foreign professionals. This...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • How Should Employers Handle The Measles Outbreak?

    The presence of measles may interface with numerous laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and various state and local laws. In the face of the current...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Somali Workers at Amazon Complain to EEOC

    Somali women working at an Amazon fulfillment center near the Twin Cities have filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing the company of creating a hostile work environment for Muslims and retaliating when they...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Protecting Software In The Face Of An Ever-Changing Workforce

    In today’s corporate environment a high degree of job mobility is a given, and it’s common for people to work for numerous companies over the course of a career. Combine this fact with another feature of today’s...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Whistleblower Suit Haunts Snap IPO

    Social media messaging company Snap had a successful IPO a year ago, but questions about allegations made by a whistleblower have the company on the defensive. A former employee had filed a wrong termination suit a few...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Four Governance Factors That Lead to Disaster

    In an article in Harvard Business Review the author discusses a 15 year study including 3200 interviews designed to discover what makes an organization dishonest and unethical. The research revealed key organizational issues. Lack of consistency between...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • A “Chilling Caution” On Expectation Of Privilege, From A Blackberry Case

    The market analyst’s report was bad news for BlackBerry, coming shortly after the company released an updated smartphone in 2013. The report said that following the rollout of the product there had been by an extraordinarily high...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Former Penn State GC Could Face Censure In Fallout From Sandusky Case

    A disciplinary board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has recommended censure for former Penn State general counsel Cynthia Baldwin. The matter is related to her role in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, and what the...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Retaliation Is Common Despite Anti-Retaliation Policies

    Anti-retaliation policies are pervasive in U.S. corporations but retaliation is pretty common too, according to a blog on the Converscent site. Most such policies have little impact because they go unread or are quickly forgotten after being...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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