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Blog Posts in March, 2011

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  • Georgia Employment Of Persons With Mental Disabilities Encouraged
    Georgia Employment Of Persons With Mental Disabilities Encouraged

    In 2009, the ADA Amendments Act took effect. One of the objectives of the ADAAA was both to cover more people and to give those people with disabilities greater protection from discrimination at work. ...

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  • Staffing Agency May Be Required To Pay Overtime
    Staffing Agency May Be Required To Pay Overtime

    Is a staffing agency required to pay overtime? Yes. According to a recent case, if you are entitled to overtime pay, it may be a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act if a staffing agency does not ...

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  • Allowing Clients To Harass Employees May Lead To Lawsuits
    Allowing Clients To Harass Employees May Lead To Lawsuits

    Over the last several years employers have started to recognize that sexual comments, lewd jokes and other types of sexual behavior may make employees uncomfortable and efforts should be made to ...

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  • Georgia Working Moms To Benefit From Breastfeeding Law
    Georgia Working Moms To Benefit From Breastfeeding Law

    Many Atlanta mothers returning to work after giving birth want to continue breastfeeding at-work but wonder about finding the time to pump on the job and if they have any rights to do so. In an effort ...

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  • "Cat's Paw" Liability Upheld

    In a significant employment discrimination decision, the U.S Supreme Court has just ruled that an Army Reservist who had a civilian job as a hospital technician could bring a lawsuit for employment ...

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  • Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Entitled To Overtime Compensation
    Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Entitled To Overtime Compensation

    In a victory for workers, the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a 2d Circuit decision stating that pharmaceutical sales reps are entitled to overtime pay . In Novartis, the 2d Circuit court determined that ...

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