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More EEOC Data Available

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently released new data and tools with respect to the collection of EEO data. In addition, EEOC has created a more dynamic platform for public

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How (Bitter)sweet it Is

Susan Cain’s Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole is about the value of a “bittersweet” outlook on life. Notably, Cain speaks to the workplace, and how “[i]t’s the

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Managing Remote Workers

Authors Anne Helen Peterson and Charlie Warzel talk about their new book Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home. One key take-away—remote and hybrid

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Way Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat’s Chief Operations Officer, Doug Ramsey, was charged with felony battery after a road rage incident led to a physical confrontation, culminating in Ramsay biting the tip of the

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COBRA Notices and Lawsuit Risk

A smattering of current cases (e.g., Amazon, General Motors, Target) and settled cases (e.g., Home Depot, Fiat Chrysler, and Costco) highlight a litigation trend stemming from issues with COBRA notices.

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New Overtime Rule Coming

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that its new overtime rule may be released in October 2022 with changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act executive, administrative, and professional

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Repeat Offenders

The Department of Labor proposed $315,000 in new fines against General Aluminum Mfg. Co., of Ohio after discovering ongoing machine hazards that had been previously cited by the Occupational Safety

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