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BoyarMiller | USA | 16 Dec 2011

25 more charges filed in 2011 than 2010

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported that there were a total of 25 more charges of discrimination filed in the fiscal year 2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011) than in 2010.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 4 Nov 2011

Congress again mulls employeecontractor classification

Introduced into Congress yet again is the new and improved Employee Misclassification Prevention Act.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 30 Sep 2011

Covered by EPLI? Better think again

Many employers purchase an insurance product known as Employers Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) for coverage in the event they are sued for different types of employment claims such as harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 29 Aug 2011

Employers may have to add to the list of those protected from discrimination: the unemployed

Most employers are aware that they may not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of their race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, etc, etc.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 22 Aug 2011

You're fired! Insubordination still legitimate reason for terminations

You hire a new employee with great hopes of a long lasting and productive relationship.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 1 Jun 2011

Supremes ok Legal Arizona Workers Act

The Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) requires the Attorney General or County Attorney to investigate all complaints made by anyone against an employer relating to the employment of unauthorized aliens

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BoyarMiller | USA | 28 Apr 2011

Supremes rule: class action arbitration waivers valid

In a bit of good news for employers, the United States Supreme Court on April 27, 2011 struck down a state law which prohibited arbitration agreement provisions waiving the right to participate in class action litigation.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 6 Apr 2011

The hazard of Dukes

On March 29 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 30 Mar 2011

The immigration dilemma: ways to protect yourself from liability under US immigration laws

Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) employers are often placed between a rock and a hard place when confronted with an employee who may be unauthorized to work in the United States.

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BoyarMiller | USA | 29 Mar 2011

EEOC's ADA Amendment Act regulations finalized

On Friday, March 25, 2011, the EEOC published its finalized regulations governing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA).

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