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Employment Law

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You may not like employees comparing their bonus checks or bad-mouthing their managers in the break room, but don't even think about trying to silence such off-duty chats. If you do, ...
The EEOC published a Q&A document last month explaining when cancer is a "disability" under the ADA and how you should accommodate employees with cancer.
More than 1 million Americans ...
If your organization is hit with an employee lawsuit, consider having your attorney check for a bankruptcy filing by the employee who sues you. If the lawsuit isn't listed as an asset with ...
When an employee makes noise about discrimination, it's natural to become defensive. It hurts to be accused of
breaking the law, especially if it isn't true. But don't let a ...
The federal Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) says that if an employee's military-related absences last less than five years, you must reinstate the employee to his or her ...
?'Winging it' during interviews poses double danger
Using unstructured, "tell me about yourself" questions during
job interviews not only opens you to discrimination claims, it often results in poor ...
You may know that the ADA entitles disabled people to reasonable accommodations to allow them to perform their job's essential functions. But what about employees who have minor medical ailments that ...
Using unstructured, "tell me about yourself" questions during job interviews not only opens you to discrimination claims, it often results in poor hires, says Mindy Chapman, national director of training for ...
THE LAW. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) makes it illegal to discriminate in the work-place against people over age 40 on the basis of their age. The law ...

Before you know it, summer will be over and another school year will be under way. In our last special report, we focused on deducting your child's education costs. But what if you are the one going back to school or enhancing your learning in conferences or seminars? As long as you make the tax grade, you can deduct the work-related education cost as a business expense. But it's easy to flunk out when you file your return. Read on to learn the rules.