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Can You Enforce Your Arbitration Clause?

By on February 11, 2016 in Arbitration with 0 Comments

The odds are that your company has an employee handbook that governs the workplace.  You also most likely (hopefully) have a clause in your handbook indicating that the handbook does not create a contract between the employer and employee and the terms of the handbook can be changed at any time without notice to the […]

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Am I Responsible If My Temporary Employee Alleges Discrimination?

Most employers are aware that they can be held liable for violating Title VII if an employee claims that he/she was discriminated against in the workplace. What happens if a temporary employee (someone assigned to a company by a staffing agency) alleges that he/she was discriminated against while assigned to the employer’s place of business?  […]

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My Employee Complained… Now What?

By on December 1, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

After an employee files a complaint within the workplace, many employers are concerned that they are no longer allowed to take any disciplinary action against that employee in the future.  This is due to the employer’s fear that the employee will file a retaliation claim.  This fear is not unfounded, but there are ways to […]

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