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9 Key Tips for Religious Accommodation in the Workplace

Religious accommodation questions often present unique challenges for employers who are faced with determining whether they should bend their time off or dress code rules to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs and practices. For example, a Muslim employee may request… continue
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EEOC Attorney Offers Tips For Tackling National Origin Discrimination

You may have missed it amidst the election talk of wall building and Muslim bans, but the EEOC quietly issued an enforcement guidance to address its concerns about national origin discrimination in the workplace. The pronouncement is the agency’s first… continue
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Accommodating Ramadan in the Workplace: Top 10 Tips

Muslims around the world are celebrating the month-long religious holiday of Ramadan from June 5 to July 5. As part of their observance, many Muslims are required to fast and refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset. Many… continue
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EEOC Spotlights 7 Compliance Issues: Is Your Company Prepared?

  With Democratic President Barak Obama at the helm and a Republican Congress, it remains extremely difficult for any employment law legislation to pass. Nonetheless, the EEOC has been aggressively following up on its Strategic Plan from 2012 and attempting… continue
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HR Intel – The Age of HR Analytics is Upon Us

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve Among the many developments or “disruptions” to the traditional workplace in 2016, the increasing presence of “people analytics” might be both the most… continue
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Holiday Party Hazards: How Employers Can Avoid Legal Hangovers

With winter upon us, ‘tis the season for holiday parties and year-end celebrations. Such festivities are a good way to encourage team camaraderie and thank employees for their hard work and a job well done. However, a few missteps and… continue
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HR Intel – The Minimum Wage Battle Flares Up and More…

A roundup of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve For employees, the fight for wages is personal.  Yesterday, thousands of fast food workers went on strike around the country, primarily seeking $15 minimum… continue
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HR Intel – President Obama Weighs in on Paid Sick Leave and More…

A roundup of workplace trends and legal developments to keep HR ahead of the curve President Obama leveraged the US Labor Day holiday to launch a new paid sick leave initiative for employees of federal contractors, aiming to cover some… continue
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Employment Law Prominent as US Supreme Court Opens New Term

The US Supreme Court opened its 2014-2015 term this week and made news affecting employers with a case it decided NOT to hear. That’s because the justices surprised observers by declining to take up a same-sex marriage case on Monday.… continue
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