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Be your office MacGruber and defusal this election season

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How To Handle Unprecedented Workplace Tension This Election Season: A 10-Step Action Plan What a year! 2020 has been full of challenges, both personal and.....continue

Illinois provides model for newly required anti-harassment training

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Illinois Provides Model for Newly Required Anti-Harassment Training In 2019, Illinois required employers to provide annual sexual harassment prevention training to all Illinois employees. This.....continue

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Dr. Love(less) he don't need no office life

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Dr. Loveless answers your workplace romance questions! Back for 2020! NOTE FROM ROBIN: For the past two years, Employment & Labor Insider has been honored to feature.....continue

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Second-guessing the advice columns: Get off my lawn!

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Second-guessing the advice columns: Get off my lawn! Millennials, can you relate to your older co-workers? Everybody and their dog has workshops these days on.....continue

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IL Artificial hiring, salary history, required training, etc.

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Illinois's new employment law landscape A series of bill signings by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker have enacted sweeping changes to the landscape of employment law.....continue

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Tourette syndrome, the ADA and racial harassment

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An employer between a rock and a hard place And you thought you had problems! A medical clinic in the St. Louis area had two.....continue

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NY 11 employment laws you missed if you blinked (not 10)

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As 2019 wears on, New York has continued to churn out new employment laws and regulations that appear to be pro-employee. From the latest state.....continue

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IL Tidal wave (or tsunami) of new laws for Illinois employers

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The Clock Is Ticking On Changes Required Now That The Governor Has Signed SB 75, Which Includes The Workplace Transparency Act  On Friday, August 9,.....continue

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Make your workplace a SUE-free zone

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Ten ways employers get themselves sued (Part One) Take care of yourself! In medicine, sometimes the practices that get people in trouble are pretty simple......continue

"Fat shaming" at work can cost more than money, a lot of money

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"Fat shaming" costs employer big bucks Buff employers, beware! A jury recently awarded $500 grand to a restaurant server in Las Vegas for intentional infliction.....continue

If Saint Valentine had a workplace romance policy what would it be

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Saint Valentine in the Office: Managing Workplace Romances in the “Me Too” Era Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, what better way to celebrate.....continue

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Workplace romance red (heart-shaped) flags

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Valentine’s Day at the Office—Keeping Cupid off the Clock Ah, Valentine’s Day. The holiday of love. The bottom line of.....continue

Super Bowl LIII and getting fired from your G.O.A.T.

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It’s all fun and games until someone gets fired. It’s that time of year again, at least in Ohio, where the skies are steely gray,.....continue

How to Address an Unflattering Video of an Employee

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Memo for Unflattering Social Media Content A PR statement employers may want to save for a rainy day. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: TBD (embargo.....continue

Why You Should Care About Employment Law

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Common Pitfalls for Emerging Companies Founders of emerging companies are often first-time employers and find themselves having to wade through the dense patchwork of state.....continue

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Workplace Christmas Quiz (this is legit and will secondarily eat up some time before you get to go home)

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This blog was written by Robin Shea at Constangy, which authors our Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers and our New Jersey Human Resources Manual. You.....continue

Holiday party what-would-you-dos

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This blog was written by Robin Shea at Constangy, which authors our Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers and our New Jersey Human.....continue

MeToo, avoiding women, and the modified Mike Pence Rule

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This blog was written by Robin Shea at Constangy, which authors our Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers and our New Jersey Human.....continue

Holiday stew – ingredients for a happy and non-litigious holiday

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Holiday stew – we all have our own recipe, but the base is almost always the same: booze, mistletoe and a generous pinch of unapproved time.....continue

Swearing at work – 7 rules

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This blog was written by Robin Shea at Constangy, which authors our Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers and our New Jersey Human Resources.....continue

NY: Draft model sexual harassment policy/training released

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Draft Model of Sexual Harassment Policy/Training Released by the Department of Labor - Division of Human Rights This.....continue

Round up stew: sick leave, harassment, non-compete, etc.

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This blog was written by Shennan Harris at Squire Patton Boggs. Shennan is a co-author of our Wages and Hours – An.....continue

Should you give your employees a little Slack – or do they have enough already?

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Are Your Employees “Slackers”? How Employers Should Handle Slack—The Increasingly Popular Instant Messaging Application Launched in 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business.....continue

New Title IX Regulations re: Sexual Misconduct/Harassment

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As you may know, the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) released its new Title IX regulations governing how K-12 and postsecondary institutions.....continue

Annual Harassment Training

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Suitable for all employees of your organization, this program will provide NYS compliant anti-harassment training.  You and/or your staff can get the required training in.....continue

Workplace investigations - what to do before and after a complaint

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hrsimple Webinar Series We were so impressed with the workplace investigations seminar that Fredrikson & Byron put together that we asked them to distil it down.....continue

Transgender issues in the workplace

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Transgender issues are not just a hot topic in the popular media; in the past few months, federal agencies including the EEOC and the Office of.....continue

Romance in the Workplace

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February 14 – Valentine's Day: flowers, cards, chocolates, jewelry, candy hearts with nifty sayings, or harassment, love contracts, #MeToo, consensual romantic relationships? ..continue

Labor and Employment Update After the Midterms - Looking Ahead to 2019

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About the Program The Trump administration has pushed a number of initiatives changing a variety of labor and employment policies from the Obama administration. A.....continue

Sexual Harassment: How #MeToo Impacts Prevention and Response Strategies

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In this new era of heightened awareness and media attention to sexual harassment, many employers are reviewing and revamping their harassment training, policies and practices......continue

SC - Hot Topics in Employment Law - Pregnancy and Workplace Investigations

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Laws change frequently and HR staff needs to stay up to date with legal requirements. That’s why you won’t want to miss the South Carolina.....continue

The Transitioning Legal Landscape of Transgender Workplace Rights: What Employers Need to Know

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Presented by: Parker Thoeni and Shelby Skeabeck of Shawe Rosenthal ---- Transgender issues are not just a hot topic in the popular media; in the.....continue