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  • Should you be paid for your summer internship?
    Should you be paid for your summer internship?

    With summer upon us, many students are seeking valuable summer internships as a way to gain work experience, and hopefully some money too. However, much confusion exists over whether these internships ...

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  • Laws Protect Veterans from Discrimination
    Laws Protect Veterans from Discrimination

    Veterans often face many challenges after returning from military service, including acclimating to civilian life, obtaining quality medical care, and starting and/or resuming a previous career. ...

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  • Discrimination lawsuit filed after company pressures workers to discriminate against customers
    Discrimination lawsuit filed after company pressures workers to discriminate against customers

    A national chicken wings franchise is being sued by a former employee based on a hostile work environment. The Title VII race discrimination lawsuit asserts that the franchise fostered an environment ...

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  • Violations of FLSA at horse training facility may lead to wage and hour lawsuit
    Violations of FLSA at horse training facility may lead to wage and hour lawsuit

    Although the world of horse racing may seem glamorous, a recent investigation has revealed that significant workplace violations against a major training facility. According to filings, the horse ...

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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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