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Why Compliance Really Matters in RPO


As an RPO provider, if your compliance processes aren’t as slick as they should be, you and your clients may be at risk of fines, loss of business or worse. Compliance isn’t often ...
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Don’t Get Charged with Negligent Hiring


Over the past few years, the claims of negligent hiring have seemed to skyrocket. What is negligent hiring exactly? It is where an employer is charged with hiring someone who has a ...
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How Does the ADA Apply to Contingent Labor?


Title I of the ADA prohibits discrimination by employers against disabled employees. It also requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled employees who need them ...
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Get Ready for the Next Big (CW) Storm


For the second time in 14 months, I’ve recently found myself preparing for a hurricane.  Last year it was Irene, this time it was Sandy.  Until last year, I had never had ...
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Is Obesity a Disabilty Under The ADA?


The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), which was passed in 1990, prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, state and local government, public accommodations, ...
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Are Workplace Investigations Confidential?


Over the years, attorneys have routinely counseled their clients to assure complainants of confidentiality when investigations workplace misconduct and other incidents. In most cases, ...
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Court Ruling Affirms EEOC’s Broad Reach


It seems like every week there is some decision, guidance or policy change that alters companies’ ability to transact business. Whether it’s the courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity ...
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NLRB Challenging At-Will Employment


At-will employment clauses are one of the most common provisions in employment agreements and employee handbooks. The concept that an employer can terminate an employee for any reason ...
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Why Risk It? Key Ways to Overcome Top Risks in Procurement


Over the past five years, the procurement industry has seen a shift in what is most important to procurement professionals and to the companies they serve. Two or three years ago, almost ...
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A Matter of Control


In the contingent workforce arena, courts often “barrow” precedent from other areas of the law regarding responsibilities and liabilities for employment law compliance. ...
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