Blog Posts in Fall 2018 Newsletter

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  • Basing pay on salary history creates risk of EPA violation
    Basing pay on salary history creates risk of EPA violation

    It’s very common for employers to ask job applicants for their salary history to determine how to set their pay. But if a recent decision from a federal appeals court is any indication, that’s a ...

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  • Matoaca High School 5k Ott Trot
    Matoaca High School 5k Ott Trot

    LawrenceQueen is proud to be one of the sponsors for this year's Matoaca High School 5k Ott Trot. The majority of the proceeds from the race will be used to build the Dorothy P. Ott Scholarship Fund, ...

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  • Misclassification Cases Can Be Costly
    Misclassification Cases Can Be Costly

    It’s very tempting to hire people and label them as independent contractors. You’re saving money because independent contractors aren’t entitled to employee benefits , overtime and wage-and-hour ...

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  • Use Personality Tests With Caution During Hiring Process
    Use Personality Tests With Caution During Hiring Process

    Personality assessments are a commonly used tool for employers to evaluate applicants during the hiring process. But recent settlements between the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and ...

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  • Dealing with Inappropriate Workplace Behavior in the #MeToo Era
    Dealing with Inappropriate Workplace Behavior in the #MeToo Era

    What Can Employers Do to Address Sexual Harassment in the Workplace? In recent years, our nation has heard from an astonishing number of people (men and women alike) who have decided to break their ...

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