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President Obama’s Nov. 20 announcement that he would take executive action to protect about 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation set off a political firestorm, but the plan will affect relatively few employers.
Here’s a warning for public em­­ployers that want to discharge an employee for allegedly speaking out inappropriately: Make sure you conduct a thorough investigation that at least allows the employee a chance to defend his actions before you terminate him.

The idea behind arbitration agreements is that handling workplace disputes in arbitration instead of court is easier, less expensive and less time consuming. But don’t think that having arbitration agreements in place will automatically block lawsuits in federal court.

Seeking to speed up appointments to the National Labor Relations Board before Republicans take control of the Senate in January, the Obama administration has withdrawn a controversial nominee and replaced her with a prospective member it hopes will win swift approval.
A Pennsylvania man recently lost both rounds of a fight that began when he tried to skip out on his taxi fare.
Have you ever urged an employee facing discipline to retire instead of being fired? That’s OK—as long as you provide an alternative, such as allowing the em­­ployee to defend himself by offering his side of the story.
A quick summary of a recent training webinar presented by Business Management Daily.

Minnesota employees who believe they were punished for refusing to engage in illegal activities can sue under two distinct but related laws. First, they may have a claim under Minnesota’s Whistleblower Act. Second, they can sue under the state common law for wrongful discharge. Each law has a different standard.

The Republican takeover of the Senate may not spell the downfall of the Affordable Care Act, but the U.S. Supreme Court could still cripple it.
When the midterm elections swept Republicans to complete control of Congress starting in January, incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House John Boehner immediately vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act. That’s unlikely to happen.
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