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► Honesty is the Best Policy in Litigation

October 10, 2022

A recent jury award of $7 billion proves the best course of action to take when being accused of any wrongdoing is to tell the truth. Facts On December 12, 2019, Roy James Holden, Jr., stabbed 83-year-old Betty Jo McClain Thomas to death inside her own home. He hadn’t broken into ...

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► Gig is Up: Uber Agrees to Pay $100 Million in Dispute

October 7, 2022

There’s a growing tendency for workers to request mobility in the labor market. Coupled with this is a growing tendency for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees. This phenomenon has been dubbed a “gig” economy. Recently, Uber agreed to ...

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► Know Your Obligations to Employees on Military Leave

September 26, 2022

Most HR professionals are aware that under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and similar state laws, they have to provide military leave for employees with military service obligations, such as those who serve in the National Guard and military reserves, and ...

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► How to Handle Anonymous Workplace Complaints

September 23, 2022

When employees with a workplace complaint are uncomfortable associating their name with the problem, filing an anonymous complaint is sometimes the chosen route. In days of yore, many employers resisted investigating anony-mous complaints for a variety of reasons, including potential workplace ...

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► NLRB Decision Affects Rules Against Wearing Union Insignia

September 22, 2022

A recent decision from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is seen as making it more difficult for employers to prohibit employees from wearing union insignia or apparel. On August 29, the NLRB issued a decision in Tesla, Inc., in which the Board overruled a decision that gave ...

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► Prayer Meetings Lead to EEOC Lawsuit

September 20, 2022

The Charlotte District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued another North Carolina company, this time for alleged religious discrimination. The case serves as a reminder of the care that must be taken when an employee objects to the religious practices of the ...

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► New DOL Guidance Addresses FMLA Mental Health Leave

September 14, 2022

The past few years have heightened feelings of stress and isolation for many people, and with the seemingly continuous news cycle of incidents of mass violence, mental health has taken a much-needed place in the fore-front of the national conversation. Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ...

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► Employer-Provided Abortion, Travel Benefits: Legal Overview

September 12, 2022

In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization , many companies have announced plans to assist employees in accessing abortion services, including providing travel assistance to employees located in states where abortion is ...

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► NLRB's Joint Employment Plan Expected to Impact Employers

September 9, 2022

A plan from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to make more employers susceptible to joint employer status is expected to make a major change to the landscape for employers that use staffing companies or operate under the franchise business model. The NLRB announced a Notice of Proposed ...

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► DOL to Publish New Independent Contractor Rule

August 29, 2022

Acting director of the Wage and Hour Division, Jessica Looman, announced the agency will issue a new final rule defining who is an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This long-delayed announcement seeks to end the administration’s halting efforts to repeal ...

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