Blog Posts in 2019

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  • Employers take note: Harassment claims were on the rise last year
    Employers take note: Harassment claims were on the rise last year

    Last fall, nearly a year after the #MeToo movement emerged as a major social force, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released findings that sexual harassment claims had risen sharply during ...

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  • Employer's delay waives right to arbitration
    Employer's delay waives right to arbitration

    If your employees have signed an agreement to arbitrate any employment disputes, you need to act fast if you really want to keep the case out of court. If you sit on your rights, you might lose them. ...

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  • Beware of making tipped workers do non tip-earning tasks
    Beware of making tipped workers do non tip-earning tasks

    Many employers in the service industry take what’s called a “tip credit.” In other words, they pay workers performing tip-generating tasks a lower wage (as little as $2.13 an hour, far below the ...

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  • Balancing ADA Requirements Workplace Rules
    Balancing ADA Requirements Workplace Rules

    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers must accommodate workers with disabilities. If an employer takes a negative employment action (firing, refusing to hire, demoting, refusing ...

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