Blog Posts in Spring 2020 Newsletter

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  • Employer can’t shorten statute of limitations for bias suits
    Employer can’t shorten statute of limitations for bias suits

    A “statute of limitations” is a law that sets a deadline for filing a lawsuit. For example, if you’re bringing a personal injury case, depending on your state, you have a certain number of years after ...

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  • Employer’s mistaken belief leads to discrimination claim
    Employer’s mistaken belief leads to discrimination claim

    Federal law and most states forbid employers from discriminating against workers based on disability, meaning it’s illegal to fire, demote or refuse to hire someone because of their disability if they ...

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  • New Federal Overtime Rules Take Effect
    New Federal Overtime Rules Take Effect

    As an employer, you should know that the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workers to be paid a federal minimum wage and that wage workers and certain “non-exempt” salaried workers who ...

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