Supreme Court Case Highlights Arbitration

Supreme Court Case Highlights Arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis has brought mandatory arbitration agreements back to the headlines. While one law professor claims that the decision closed “the courthouse doors,” another argues that the decision may ultimately benefit workers because “arbitration…provides a c...
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Federal Employment Laws: Do They Apply to You?

Federal Employment Laws: Do They Apply to You?

As someone who runs a business or helps with human resources, you are busy with many employee-related tasks, including recruiting and onboarding, employee relations, benefits, and perhaps payroll. But as you go about your day-to-day work, there are many federal laws that must keep up with, because not d...
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Are You Required to Provide Sick Leave to Your Employees?  Thanks to the Growing Mandatory Sick Leave Movement, You May

Are You Required to Provide Sick Leave to Your Employees? Thanks to the Growing Mandatory Sick Leave Movement, You May

There are several employment law movements that are gaining momentum throughout the country. Late last year, we discussed the “ban the box” movement that is pushing legislation that prohibits employers from including criminal history questions on applications and places other limitations on...
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3 Tips for Implementing Policy Changes

3 Tips for Implementing Policy Changes

With the dawn of a new year, many of us are compelled to try to improve. For many businesses, this compulsion means implementing new workplace policies or changing existing ones. Maybe you work for one of these businesses and already have identified the policies you want to add or change. Or maybe you h...
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