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Blog Posts in January, 2017

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  • Wage and hour laws may be affected by changes at local level
    Wage and hour laws may be affected by changes at local level

    With the federal overtime law on hold, many wonder how their rights to overtime pay and minimum wages will be affected. While what the federal government will do remains to be seen, most believe that ...

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  • How to fight back against race and national origin discrimination
    How to fight back against race and national origin discrimination

    On Friday January 27th President Trump signed a sweeping travel ban denying entry to the country by refugees and immigrants from 7 mostly Muslim countries. This executive order is the latest in a ...

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  • Legal Protections Against Workplace Discrimination
    Legal Protections Against Workplace Discrimination

    Just because it’s illegal to engage in workplace discrimination doesn’t mean the problem doesn’t exist. In fact, it’s prevalent in workplaces throughout Georgia, across the nation, and globally. While ...

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  • Federal Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Oracle
    Federal Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Oracle

    A recent lawsuit filed by the Department of Labor against tech giant Oracle reveals the complexity of discrimination. In the race discrimination case, the DOL asserts that Oracles hiring pool was both ...

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  • Supreme Court to Consider the Legality of Arbitration Agreements to Settle Wage and Hour Disputes
    Supreme Court to Consider the Legality of Arbitration Agreements to Settle Wage and Hour Disputes

    The trend of successful wage and hour lawsuits against employers has continued over the last several years, as workers become more sophisticated in fighting for their rights. Many reasons have been ...

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  • How to Choose the Right Business Entity
    How to Choose the Right Business Entity

    Your business plan is in place and you’re ready to make it official. Now what? While it may be tempting to use an online service that quickly allows you to “incorporate,” we caution against this. The ...

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