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  • Psychological Test Given Prior To Promotion May Be Discriminatory
    Psychological Test Given Prior To Promotion May Be Discriminatory

    Retail giant Target Corporation has just agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle an employment discrimination complaint. The race and disability discrimination lawsuit alleged that applicants for upper ...

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  • Proposed Rules To Increase Number of Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay
    Proposed Rules To Increase Number of Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay

    Earlier this summer, the Department of Labor issue new regulations which, if adopted, have the potential to significantly impact “white collar” workers and their ability to obtain overtime ...

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  • Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Based on Perceived Disability
    Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Based on Perceived Disability

    Employment news reports that the federal government has filed a lawsuit against Amtrak alleging employment discrimination. According to the disability discrimination complaint filed by the Equal ...

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  • What you need know about the FLSA Proposed Rules
    What you need know about the FLSA Proposed Rules

    The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued several new rules concerning the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While these rules have not yet been become effective, they signal a change in the way the ...

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  • Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges Disability Discrimination
    Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges Disability Discrimination

    A class action employment discrimination lawsuit has been filed against a large health care company alleging systemic discrimination against job applicants and employees. The discrimination suit ...

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  • The Importance of Proper Employment Classification
    The Importance of Proper Employment Classification

    The issuance of the recent proposed amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affecting the circumstances under which someone may be considered “exempt” v. “non-exempt” and when a worker may ...

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