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  • Can Employers Mandate Measles Vaccinations?
    Can Employers Mandate Measles Vaccinations?

    The recent measles outbreak has many workers concerned – both whether they are at risk for contracting the disease and alternatively, whether they may be forced by their employer to get a vaccine. The ...

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  • The FLSA requires employers to provide breast-feeding women time and place to pump milk
    The FLSA requires employers to provide breast-feeding women time and place to pump milk

    According to recent employment law news, a company has settled a Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) lawsuit based on a woman being denied adequate time and place to express milk. Federal employment law, ...

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  • Buckley Beal Attorney Thomas Mew Promoted to Partner
    Buckley Beal Attorney Thomas Mew Promoted to Partner

    ATLANTA (April 9, 2019) – Buckley Beal, one of Atlanta’s leading employment and business litigation law firms, recently named Thomas (Tom) Mew as the firm’s newest partner. He will be joining Buckley ...

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  • Mediation Lessons from the Cockpit - Facilitative versus Evaluative
    Mediation Lessons from the Cockpit - Facilitative versus Evaluative

    Both facilitative and evaluative styles of mediation have their place, but, to me, there’s a danger of always being indirect and facilitative. In a stressful mediation, facilitative comments may be ...

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  • AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?
    AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?

    More and more workers in the United States moonlight or have “side gigs” (i.e. jobs outside of their standard employment as a way to earn extra cash). Much confusion exists over what, if any, benefits ...

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  • WAS COBB COUNTY SCHOOLS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL JOB TRANSFER RELIGIOUSLY MOTIVATED?
    WAS COBB COUNTY SCHOOLS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL JOB TRANSFER RELIGIOUSLY MOTIVATED?

    Controversy began over implementing Yoga to promote calm among students A currently pending case has raised the question whether a school teacher’s transfer was motivated by the Cobb County school ...

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