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  • Number of Wage and Hour Lawsuits Continue to Climb
    Number of Wage and Hour Lawsuits Continue to Climb

    The number of wage and hour claims filed over the last several years has significantly increased. The majority of these claims have concerned the improper classification of employees – whether ...

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  • Race Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Fox News
    Race Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Fox News

    A new lawsuit has been filed against Fox News alleging racial discrimination. According to the suit, two African American women at a Fox affiliated station located in the Bronx were subjected to ...

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  • Screening Questions May Be Discriminatory
    Screening Questions May Be Discriminatory

    As baby boomers reach and surpass traditional retirement age, many wish to continue working. However, if you don’t already have a job, finding work as an older applicant can be challenging. A recent ...

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  • Am I entitled to pay if my office closes unexpectedly?
    Am I entitled to pay if my office closes unexpectedly?

    If your employer closes the office unexpectedly - such as when bad weather, threatens, there’s a power outage, or your server is down - are you entitled to be paid? This depends in part on how you are ...

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  • When is an employer required to pay for training time?
    When is an employer required to pay for training time?

    A recent federal court decision examined the circumstances when an employer is required to pay a worker for training time. Pursuant to Department of Labor (DOL) rules, employers should evaluate the ...

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  • New Bill May Pressure Employees to Submit to Genetic Screening
    New Bill May Pressure Employees to Submit to Genetic Screening

    A new bill proposed in Congress has many concerned that they may face stiff penalties at work if they decline to submit to genetic testing. Currently, the federal law protects employees’ genetic ...

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