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Affirmative Action

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In the realm of public employment, affirmative action is becoming less and less acceptable. Through the 1960s and 1970s, courts

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Sexual Harassment

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Sexual harassment is one of the most difficult situations for employers to handle, and, unfortunately, one of the most pervasive

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Employee Screening

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As a part of the employee screening process, employers often use different screening tests, including drug tests, personality tests, and background checks, all

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Payroll Taxes

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Payroll taxes are taxes an employer is required to withhold from employees’ paychecks to cover an employee’s contributions to federal income tax, Social

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Age Discrimination

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Age discrimination is present if an individual covered under this provision is treated unfavorably in the terms and conditions of

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Workplace Dating

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From a business standpoint, dating in the workplace can often be disastrous, particularly if it results in loss work hours,

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Employee Time Tracking

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Employee time tracking refers to the time and attendance system that keeps track of when employees sign in and out of work.

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Qui Tam

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Qui tam is a legal term, an abbreviation of “qui tam pro domino rege quam pro seipse”, meaning “he who sues for the

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Can I be Refused Service Because of My Race?

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Absolutely not. No one can be denied service in any place of public

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Workers Comp Checklist

Home » Employment Law » Workplace Safety » Workers Comp Checklist

Before an Injury

* Make sure there is a procedure in place for handling injuries
* Reinforce safety efforts

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