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Seventh Circuit Issues ADA Reassignment Guidance
November 25, 2019
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently clarified its position concerning reassignment as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Sexual Harassment Allegation Leads to Employer Discrimination Against Accused
November 21, 2019
When greeted with allegations of sexual harassment, any employer is understandably concerned. When those allegations are against a man in a position of power, that concern tends to be elevated.
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I Am Anxious; Am I Covered Under ADA?
November 21, 2019
Anxiety is commonly discussed and self-identified in the work environment and elsewhere. An individual may suffer from anxiety for any number of reasons, some of which are not medical in nature.
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Tipped Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
November 21, 2019
In October, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule regarding the tip provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act implementing provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (CAA).
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NLRB Finds Confidentiality And Media Contact Rules Lawful
November 19, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board recently applied the Board’s new Boeing standard to find an employer’s confidentiality and media contact rules lawful under the National Labor Relations Act.
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Behind the Blind Selection Screen
November 19, 2019
A market has developed for blind interviewing software to strip identifying information from applicant resumes.
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Legislative Update For California Employers
November 15, 2019
Last month, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a number of employment-related bills that will affect employers throughout the state.
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There Is No Delay When It Comes to FMLA: Union Workers Cannot Delay FMLA Leave According to Recent DOL Opinion Letter
November 8, 2019
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor has issued guidance that collectively-bargained leave policies cannot supersede the requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act, even if the bargained-for policies are more generous.
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“Cause Breaking up is Hard to Do,” unless You’re McDonald’s
November 7, 2019
On November 3, 2019, news broke that McDonald’s Board of Directors voted to terminate CEO, Steve Easterbrook, for having a consensual relationship with another employee.
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FMCSA Clearinghouse Registration is Open - Have You Updated Your DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy?
November 5, 2019
As most DOT covered employers are aware, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) established a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse electronic database for commercial motor vehicle drivers. 
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DOL Proposes Rule to Make Bonus and Incentive Pay Compatible With Fluctuating Workweek
November 5, 2019
On November 5, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor published a proposed rule that would make it easier for some employers to apply the “Fluctuating Workweek” method of calculating overtime pay for certain non-exempt employees.
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UAW – GM Strike: Winners and Losers
November 4, 2019
So why did the strike occur among highly paid UAW employees and a highly profitable General Motors?
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