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Blog Posts in May, 2018

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  • What to do if you face sexual harassment at work
    What to do if you face sexual harassment at work

    With the advent of the #Metoo movement, and the explosion of high profile sexual harassment allegations, many workers who have faced similar situations still don’t know the proper steps to take to ...

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  • Supreme Court Evaluates Arbitration Agreements
    Supreme Court Evaluates Arbitration Agreements

    In an employer friendly decision, the U.S. Supreme Court just issued a ruling that may make it more difficult for employees to fight discrimination. The Court upheld the legality of arbitration ...

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  • New Fact Sheet Issued on Classifying Employees
    New Fact Sheet Issued on Classifying Employees

    The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a new fact sheet setting forth guidelines concerning individuals who work in higher education and applicable exemptions. The guidelines affect thousands of ...

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  • Tips on Handling Age Discrimination
    Tips on Handling Age Discrimination

    As more and more workers are choosing to stay in the workplace rather than taking an early retirement, older employees – especially women – are confronting age discrimination in increasing numbers. ...

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  • Was firing due to being late to work or race discrimination?
    Was firing due to being late to work or race discrimination?

    A fired employee has filed a claim for race discrimination asserting that his termination for being late was pretext for discrimination. In the context of race discrimination, pretext refers to the ...

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  • Common Wage and Hour Mistakes Restaurant Workers Encounter
    Common Wage and Hour Mistakes Restaurant Workers Encounter

    If you work in a restaurant, especially as a tipped worker, there are a number of common errors that many restaurant owners make when it comes to pay. If you believe that any of these apply to you, ...

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