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BUSINESS LAW: Misuse of company time

It’s Wednesday afternoon. I have my telephone calls on hold and I’m trying to figure out how I have done so poorly on my NCAA tournament brackets (Villanova, what did I do to you?)

April 05, 2014 10:15 am

BUSINESS LAW: Law protects employees in military service

In the past, we have discussed the Uniformed Services and Reemployment Rights Act, also known as USERRA.

March 20, 2014 5:37 pm

BUSINESS LAW: Sleeping on the job

There are several important concepts within the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA.

March 08, 2014 10:09 am

BUSINESS LAW: The fish aren't biting

The Better Government Association recently reported on an employment-related case, which is worth reviewing.

February 22, 2014 4:08 pm

BUSINESS LAW: Equal pay claims

Should women be paid the same wages as men for equal work? Should women be paid the same wages as men for jobs that require equal skill, effort and responsibility – or that are performed under similar working conditions?

February 08, 2014 4:45 pm

BUSINESS LAW: Age discrimination claims

We have previously discussed age discrimination claims. To support a claim, the employer can present direct evidence and/or circumstantial evidence of discrimination.

January 18, 2014 10:50 am

BUSINESS LAW: Trainees and training

The Fair Labor Standards Act addresses the topics of using trainees and training existing employees. Both concepts are rule driven.

January 04, 2014 12:16 pm

BUSINESS LAW: Race discrimination claims

As we have noted in the past, Title VI prohibits employers from discriminating against any individual with respect to compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment based on that individual’s race.

December 21, 2013 11:43 am

BUSINESS LAW: Meal and break periods

The compensability of meal and break periods is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Three basic rules apply.

December 07, 2013 10:09 am

BUSINESS LAW: Racially biased workplaces

Sometimes, it seems like the sports section is more like a legal update. Recently, you may have followed the story about the Miami Dolphins.

November 23, 2013 11:35 am
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