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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 31 Oct 2013

Sued by interns, Conde Nast says no more

Conde Nast has decided to end its internship program. This decision comes just a few months after two former interns filed suit in New York federal

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 30 Oct 2013

Hacking couple banned from smartphones

Alyson Cunningham was fired from a Pittsburgh law firm. Angry, she and her husband enlisted the aid of a computer-savvy friend. They were able to get

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 29 Oct 2013

California: domestic workers get overtime and crime victims are protected

California nannies and private home healthcare aides are now entitled to overtime pay from private individuals. To qualify, these workers must work

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 24 Oct 2013

U.S. Supreme Court does not decide age discrimination case

The U.S. Supreme Court granted review of Madigan v. Levin, a case on appeal from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. However, the Court quickly

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 23 Oct 2013

Serious detective work by employer revealed employee abuse of FMLA

A Wisconsin Bell employee methodically abused her intermittent FMLA leave and was caught. The result: a job termination upheld by the court. Linette

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 22 Oct 2013

No dreadlock policy seen as race discrimination by EEOC

An employee was denied employment after she refused to cut off her dreadlocks. The company said her hair violated the company's grooming policy. The

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 17 Oct 2013

Abercrombie wins one for “look policy”

Abercrombie has had several cases in the news because its' "Look Policy" has been in conflict with Muslim women who wear hijabs. Samantha Elauf was

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 16 Oct 2013

New York City employers must accommodate pregnant workers

New York City already prohibited discrimination based on pregnancy. Certain pregnancy related medical conditions were previously entitled to

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 15 Oct 2013

Unpaid intern not entitled to sexual harassment protection

Title VII protects employees. Without pay, interns are generally not considered employees. However, some states do offer discrimination protections

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Employment Practices Solutions Inc | USA | 14 Oct 2013

Social media and its impact on the workplace legal updates

As NLRB Chairman Mark G. Pearce recently stated, “Many view social media as the new water cooler.” In a series of recent rulings and advisories, the

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