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Anniken Davenport

The Trump administration is using no-match letters to help enforce the president’s Buy American, Hire American Executive Order. The program will continue in the spring of 2019, when the SSA will be comparing 2018 W-2 tax form data to its records and informing employers when there is a discrepancy.

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Let these recent course cases serve as a reminder on how to handle religious accommodation in your workplace.

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These recent court cases are a good reminder that under the Whistleblower Protection Act, employees have a legal right to blow the whistle without retaliation or harassment.

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While Title VII of the Civil Rights Act doesn’t mention marital status, it can be the basis of a bias claim.

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Never discount the possibility that some of your supervisors may be completely clueless about the legal trouble they might cause while managing pregnant staff.

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Make lactation time and space a priority for 2019.

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A recent settlement shows just how much the DOL dislikes seeing employers game the system by trying to classify employees as independent contractors.

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In early November, the Department of Labor issued four opinion letters in in response to employer requests about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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This recent sexual harassment lawsuit case proves that if the matter gets to court, the more details you can provide, the better.

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It’s never a good idea to diagnose or suspect your employees of a disability. If you suspect an employee may be disabled, keep it to yourself.

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While workplace holiday parties are perfectly acceptable when it comes to business etiquette and protocol, this year only 65% of companies plan to hold one.

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How to create a voluntary affirmative action policy that doesn’t stray too far from certain employment laws.

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Employers can help foreign applicants or employees arrange visas to work and live in the U.S. But doing so doesn’t create an employment contract.

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Nonexempt employees must be paid for all hours they work. Time clocks and other time-tracking systems are designed to ensure workers receive all the pay they are entitled to.

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Workers have just two years to file a lawsuit over alleged FMLA violations unless they can prove their employer willfully violated the law. If they can, they get another year to sue.

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is ramping up its efforts to ensure everyone who works in the United States is authorized to do so. Audits of employers’ I-9 records are ICE’s primary compliance tool.

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Sometimes people—including supervisors—say or do stupid and offensive things. But an employer doesn’t always have to terminate the offending employee. Imposing discipline designed to prevent a recurrence may be the best approach.

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Once an employee shows her need for religious accommodation, the burden shifts to the employer to show that it can’t be accomplished without undue hardship. And that’s a tough thing to do.

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Employees can’t be punished for taking FMLA leave. But what are their responsibilities to their jobs when they’re out?

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A female employee sued for sex discrimination when she felt that she was told to do her job more like a man. Did her case have enough merit?

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