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  • Religious Beliefs Not An Excuse For Discrimination
    Religious Beliefs Not An Excuse For Discrimination

    Following the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, many opposing the decision have denounced the decision based on moral grounds. Some have suggested that based on religious reasons ...

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  • Minimum Wage Increases Gaining Traction
    Minimum Wage Increases Gaining Traction

    The fight for an increased minimum wage is getting increased traction, with cities on both coasts taking action to raise the wage to $15/hour. In New York, the state has announced that all fast food ...

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  • Are You An Independent Contractor Or An Employee?
    Are You An Independent Contractor Or An Employee?

    The Department of Labor has just issued a new “Administrator’s Interpretation” that more narrowly defines what it is to be an “independent contractor.” Determining your work classification – whether ...

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  • Discrimination Against Gays Determined to be Sex Discrimination
    Discrimination Against Gays Determined to be Sex Discrimination

    In an important victory against employment discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has determined that anti-gay discrimination in the workplace constitutes a form of sex ...

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  • Failure to Allow Leave For Cancer Treatment May Violate the ADA
    Failure to Allow Leave For Cancer Treatment May Violate the ADA

    According to legal news, Dunkin Donuts has been sued for disability discrimination after it refused to provide medical leave to a woman suffering from cancer. In apparent violation of the law as ...

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  • Proposed Changes Affecting FLSA Exemptions Issued
    Proposed Changes Affecting FLSA Exemptions Issued

    On July 6th, the Department of Labor issued its much anticipated rules designed to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations. The rules sought to “define and delimit” overtime exemptions ...

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