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Whistleblower claims the wave continues

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2014

"The cover-up is often worse than the crime" - an apt mantra for employers who are being increasingly forced to defend retaliation andor

Can employers regulate employees' off-duty conduct?

  • Akerman LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

Employees' off-duty conduct is their own business - until it affects your business. But where should the line be drawn? When should an employer

The art of employee termination and severance agreements

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

The process of employee termination is fraught with pitfalls for the unwary employer. Not only can emotions run high during this time, but failure to

The NLRB invades the non-union workplace

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Employers beware! Although the Board's attempt to require employers to post a notice of employees' federal rights has been defeated, the agency

Managing employees who file claims

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

Dealing with an employee who has filed a claim places an employer in a precarious position - the employer needs to properly manage the employee, but

Irregular attendance may render an employee with a disability "unqualified"

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

In a recent case, Daniel Mecca v. Florida Health Services Center, Inc., Case No. 8:12-cv-02561 (M.D. Fla. February 3, 2014), a federal court in

The audit's done, and we need to reclassify now what?

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2014

Let's assume you've done an internal audit, or one required by the Department of Labor, and found - as so many companies do - that certain

Avoiding misclassification of workers under the FLSA

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

The news of late has been filled with Articles about employers who are being sued for the misclassification of workers and the failure to pay

Should background checks be on your new employee checklist?

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

"Where there's Pepsi, there's music" is a slogan from a Pepsi marketing campaign. No doubt the EEOC agrees - in 2012, Pepsi paid over $3

Employment records retention requirements what employers need to know

  • Akerman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

Careful recordkeeping and retention practices in the employment context are required by various federal and state laws, not to mention, essential to