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  • Minimum Wage Earners Struggle to Afford Modest Homes
    Minimum Wage Earners Struggle to Afford Modest Homes

    A recent report determined that Georgia residents who earn minimum wage would need to work nearly 100 hours to afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment. The report looked at communities across the United ...

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  • Pregnancy Discrimination Widespread in Corporate America
    Pregnancy Discrimination Widespread in Corporate America

    A new study concludes that many women’s careers have suffered as the result of “pregnancy discrimination.” The study evaluated women at large corporations across the United States, and looked at data ...

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  • Under what circumstances is an inconvenient work schedule considered employment discrimination?
    Under what circumstances is an inconvenient work schedule considered employment discrimination?

    Juggling the demands of work life and family life can often be challenging. Fortunately for many, employers are increasingly understanding of outside demands and have allowed more opportunities for ...

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  • Program aims to educate agricultural employers regarding workers' rights
    Program aims to educate agricultural employers regarding workers' rights

    Recently, the Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division announced a new program to help educate the southeast United State’s agricultural industry concerning federal wage and hour law and ...

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  • Does
    Does "religious freedom" allow businesses to discriminate?

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits sexual discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Many recent cases have evaluated whether prohibitions against sexual discrimination also ...

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  • When should internships be paid vs. unpaid?
    When should internships be paid vs. unpaid?

    With summer upon us, many students are anxious to find work or an valuable internship, and employers are excited to offer opportunities to eager workers. However, before a student decides to take an ...

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