Labor/Employment

 

  • JP Morgan Chase To Pay $5M In Male Discrimination Suit

    JP Morgan Chase has settled with plaintiffs in a class action brought by a male employee who in 2017 had requested the company’s customary 16-week paid parental leave to stay home and take care of his newborn...

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  • Huawei Banished? Private Right-Wing Venture Wants to Fill The Space

    The business plan of a proposed 5G company, called Rivada Networks, would be dependent on a U.S. government contract that would give it access to unused Department of Defense bandwidth which it could then sell, splitting the...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago
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  • New Employment Laws in Many States

    An article on the Littler Mendelson site discusses roughly 300 new labor and employment-related bills introduced in various state legislatures in March, about 200 of which have cleared at least one legislative house. Approximately 50 new state...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Office Depot Settles, After FTC Alleges “PC Health Check” Scam

    Office Depot and a California computer technical support company teamed up to dupe office max customers into buying computer clean-up procedures they didn’t need, according to an FTC complaint . To settle the matter, the companies have...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Trump’s Hard Line Includes Business Immigration

    The Trump administration has called for a record reduction in legal immigration and has taken aim at U.S. businesses that hire foreign professionals. No provision of immigration law has changed, but the myriad statutes and regulations that...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Will United States Border Protection Admit Your Foreign Visitor?

    The regulations regarding business visitors entering on a B-1 Temporary Business Visitor visa or Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) visa waiver are vague. The B-1 visa permits individuals to come to the United States to conduct...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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