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Unions, Proponents of Worker’s Rights? Guess Again
November 21, 2018
What happens when the unions themselves are accused of treating their own employees poorly?
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Massachusetts - Is Your Workplace Ready for Retail Marijuana?
November 19, 2018
The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission recently announced that two retail marijuana shops have been approved for retail sales and can open as soon as Tuesday, November 20.
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Missouri’s Proposition B – More than Just a Minimum Wage Hike
November 19, 2018
When Missouri voters went to the polls on November 6, they considered and passed (by a fairly wide margin) Proposition B, a proposed increase to the state’s minimum wage.
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Wage and Hour Update
November 16, 2018
November has been a busy month in the wage and hour arena.
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Employers Beware: What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You!
November 16, 2018
Any HR professional who has dealt with the Family and Medical Leave Act knows that determining when and how the statute applies can be very tricky.
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Nevada Supreme Court Resolves Union Election Standard For Public Employees
November 9, 2018
In a case that has been closely followed by Nevada’s public-sector employers, the Nevada Supreme Court resolved on November 8th the standard for determining  whether a labor union has won an election seeking to represent public employees.
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U.S. Supreme Court Rules that ADEA Applies to All Public Employers
November 9, 2018
On November 6, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido, ruling that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies to all public employers, including those with fewer than 20 employees.
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Dallas Court of Appeals Sides with Defendant on Multiple Issues in Affirming Dismissal of Employment Discrimination Suit
November 9, 2018
In a case decided last month, a worker’s employment discrimination lawsuit was dismissed because (among other reasons) she failed to sue a defendant that had the legal capacity to be named as a party in such a case.
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High Times in the Mitten State
November 9, 2018
On November 6, Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, a ballot initiative providing for the legalization of recreational marijuana.
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Remote Workers and the I-9 Process
November 8, 2018
The number of employees working virtually from just about anywhere is expected to continue to increase.
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CMS On Your Radar - Key employment issues worldwide
November 7, 2018
Our latest edition of On Your Radar contains a number of interesting themes, including the interaction between app based technology and employment law.
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Midterm Elections Bring Big Changes for Missouri Employers
November 7, 2018
Missouri voters took to the polls Tuesday, voting out long term Senator Claire McCaskill and voting in major changes to the employment landscape by approving measures for both minimum wage increases and medical marijuana.
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Tweets Follow

Jan 18

Missouri: Uncertainty Continues Regarding Proper Payment Of Tipped Employees. https://t.co/eSoEn5XMeu

Jan 17

New @SHRM Court Report: Terminating Disruptive Employee Wasn’t Age Discrimination: https://t.co/SqQCcwbYID

Jan 16

RIFs Are Not the Easy Solution for Problem Employees: https://t.co/Yc72BCYYLk