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Blog Posts in June, 2014

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  • Firing Employee Day After Complaining Of Sexual Harassment May Be Grounds For Retaliation
    Firing Employee Day After Complaining Of Sexual Harassment May Be Grounds For Retaliation

    Often, workers fear complaining about work place harassment because they think they may be fired or face retaliatory conduct. The good news is that federal and state anti-discrimination laws have been ...

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  • Wage and Hour Lawsuits More Prevalent in 2014
    Wage and Hour Lawsuits More Prevalent in 2014

    As the push for minimum wage increases continue, so too do wage and hour lawsuits. While McDonalds CEO Don Thompson has brought light to the issue of low wages, stating the he would support a bill ...

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  • President Obama Prepares To Issue Executive Order Barring Sexual Orientation Discrimination
    President Obama Prepares To Issue Executive Order Barring Sexual Orientation Discrimination

    Earlier this week President Obama issued a statement that he plans to issue an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. ...

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  • Minority Shareholders: Diluting Shares
    Minority Shareholders: Diluting Shares

    DILUTING SHARES Throughout this series we will detail some of the common methods that majority shareholders use to destroy a minority shareholder's value in the company and what rights a minority ...

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  • Employee or Volunteer?
    Employee or Volunteer?

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) protects employees in several different ways such as providing that workers be paid minimum wage and non-exempt employees be paid overtime at a rate of one and ...

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  • The ADAAA Expands Definition of Disability
    The ADAAA Expands Definition of Disability

    The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), was enacted five years ago with the goal of strengthening and broadening the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which made it illegal to ...

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