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  • More state and local governments are pursuing pro-employee legislation
    More state and local governments are pursuing pro-employee legislation

    As the passage and implementation of federal regulations benefiting workers has slowed, many states and localities are looking inward to determine what changes can be made at a local level. Two ...

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  • How to combat sex discrimination
    How to combat sex discrimination

    Despite efforts to educate employers about sex discrimination, and eliminate it from our workplaces, many subtle (and not so subtle) forms of discrimination still occur. A recent survey polled woman ...

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  • How do I know if a job rejection constitutes age discrimination?
    How do I know if a job rejection constitutes age discrimination?

    Two high profile cases – including one that the U.S. Supreme Court may consider – examine age discrimination in hiring. A recent study backed up what many older workers have long believed – that your ...

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  • Common FLSA Questions
    Common FLSA Questions

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a very long and detailed law that provides employees several different and significant protections including earning at least federal minimum wage and for ...

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  • What is a
    What is a "joint employer"?

    What constitutes a “joint employer?” If you ask most workers who their employer is, the answer is simple. Typically, it’s the head of the firm, or the boss that signs your paycheck. However, in other ...

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  • Former Football Coach Files Claim for Age and Sex Discrimination
    Former Football Coach Files Claim for Age and Sex Discrimination

    A former football coach from Fort Valley University in Fort Valley, Georgia, has filed a claim against the University of Georgia Board of Regents, as well as three university officials for alleged age ...

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