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Blog Posts in February, 2013

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  • Your Employer May Need To Pay You For Time Spent On Your Smartphone
    Your Employer May Need To Pay You For Time Spent On Your Smartphone

    For many workers, time spent working doesn’t end when they leave the office. With the increased usage of smart phones, employers may be able to reach workers at all hours. Workers may feel reluctant ...

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  • Employment Practices May Be Considered Gender Disricimination
    Employment Practices May Be Considered Gender Disricimination

    Many times when workplace discrimination occurs its subtle. For example sex discrimination doesn’t necessarily include an overt statement or action – such as groping or other obvious sexual actions – ...

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  • Company's Excuse That It Fired Employee for Insubordination Could Be Considered
    Company's Excuse That It Fired Employee for Insubordination Could Be Considered "Pretext"

    It’s easy to imagine a work situation where a company decides it wants to fire a worker wrongfully – such as because of their gender, age or nationality. Fortunately employment laws rightfully ...

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  • President Obama Calls For Minimum Wage Hike
    President Obama Calls For Minimum Wage Hike

    President Obama’s State of the Union Address included a call for an increase in the Federal minimum wage – placing a renewed emphasis on the critical issue of making ends meet for many working ...

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  • Man Called
    Man Called "Borat" Can Bring A Claim For National Origin And Race Discrimination

    A man who was repeatedly subjected to name-calling could bring a claim for racial and national origin discrimination. According to a federal judge in Zayadeen v. Abbott Molecular, Inc. , a ...

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