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Wage and hour tips: when is travel time considered work time?

August 31 2015 As previously reported, there continues to be much litigation under the FLSA. According to statistics from the U. S. District Courts there were over…

EEO tips: is there ever a good time to settle an EEOC charge?

August 31 2015 The EEOC's Fiscal Year will end on September 30. And, as is usually the case, most EEOC District Offices will make a special effort to close out as…

Anxiety and depression under the ADA

September 29 2015 People often say they are anxious or depressed, without those comments reflecting clinical depression or anxiety. Employers need to be careful in how…

Honesty is not the best policy, according to the EEOC

May 28 2015 Benjamin Franklin's "honesty is the best policy" has endured for nearly three centuries, except apparently at the Equal Employment Opportunity…

EEOC to write million dollar background case check

September 29 2015 The EEOC exhibited the classic definition of stupidity (expecting the same circumstances to yield a different result) in the case of EEOC v. Freeman…

EEOC to write million dollar background case check

September 29 2015 The EEOC exhibited the classic definition of stupidity (expecting the same circumstances to yield a different result) in the case of EEOC v. Freeman…

Wage and hour tips: current wage and hour highlights

September 29 2015 Each month when I start to put together an article I try to decide which area of the Fair Labor Standards Act is most on everyone's mind and each…

Did you know…September 2015

September 29 2015 . . . That Apple and Google will pay $415 million to settle a hiring conspiracy lawsuit? In re High-Tech Employees Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal…

NLRB tips: NLRB continues aggressive enforcement posture

September 29 2015 In DPI Secuprint, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 172 (2015) the Board rejected a commercial printer’s challenge to a bargaining unit it contended was too narrow…

OSHA tips: OSHA and amputation injuries

September 29 2015 OSHA's trade news release dated August 13, 2011, sets out updates for the agency's National Emphasis Program (NEP) on amputation injury. The program…