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Blog Posts in May, 2009

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  • Veterans Employment Rights
    Veterans Employment Rights

    Very few states have as close a relationship to the military as Georgia does. In a struggling economy, where every job is precious, veterans have a great many rights that they may not be aware of ...

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  • Agricultural Workers Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
    Agricultural Workers Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

    Most seasonal agricultural workers in Georgia and the rest of the country are covered under two separate labor laws-the Fair Labor Standards Act , and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker ...

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  • Agricultural Workers Under the FLSA
    Agricultural Workers Under the FLSA

    Farms are now in full swing all across Georgia, the South, and most of the rest of the country, employing thousands, if not millions, of farm workers. Most seasonal agricultural workers are covered ...

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  • Additions to FMLA Proposed in Congress
    Additions to FMLA Proposed in Congress

    Two bills were recently introduced into the United States Congress that, if passed, would have an important effect on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Taken together, they would both expand ...

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  • Call Center Workers and the FLSA
    Call Center Workers and the FLSA

    One of the notable parts of the modern world is that we seem to be constantly dealing with customer service representatives— in trying to buy something over the phone, pay or adjust a bill, trying to ...

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  • Genetic Testing in the Workplace? Meet GINA
    Genetic Testing in the Workplace? Meet GINA

    In the 1997 sci-fi thriller Gattaca, virtually every job on earth was determined by a person’s genetic makeup . With the map of the human genome now available for download, science fiction may rapidly ...

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