PRESIDENT OBAMA ENCOURAGES UNION ACTIVITY WITH EXECUTIVE ORDERS

Union activity will likely dramatically increase during the current presidential term as a result of President Obama’s recent executive orders. Not surprisingly, Obama received organized labor’s endorsement during his campaign. Many describe him as the...

LILLY LEDBETTER’S GOOD YEAR

The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 amends the statutes of limitations applicable to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The law...

MINIMIZING THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH LAYOFFS

Call it a recession or a depression; the consequences of this economy are the same for an increasing number of employers in the country—employee layoffs. Not coincidentally, employment lawyers experienced a surge of business at the end of 2008 from employers...
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