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The Work/Life Balance – Are There Employment Laws That Protect It?

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For any working parent, it’s hard to maintain the coveted work/life balance. It doesn’t matter if you manage a fast food restaurant or a multi-billion dollar corporation – the ability to fit everything you need to in a 24-hour day is harder than ever before. The majority of companies don’t make the struggle any easier……Read More »

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Gender Discrimination and Sexism in the Technology Industry

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Old-School Sexism in a High-Tech Industry Leaders like Marissa Mayer of Yahoo! and Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook have made an incredible impact on the high-tech industry and are admired for their accomplishments by men and women alike. Yet, their positions in the industries are the exception. Sexism in the technology industry runs rampant, and the…..Read More »

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Can You Exchange Overtime for Comp Time?

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You’ve been working hard on a project for your company, putting in 48 hours instead of the standard 40-hour workweek. To thank you, your manager gives you a day off in comp time the following week so you can spend time with your family. While the act appears to be one of generosity, in fact,…..Read More »

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Discrimination Based On A Worker’s Health Care Choice

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Protecting Whistleblowers Who Report Affordable Care Act Violations The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, reduces healthcare costs for American workers by abolishing dollar limits on health benefits, eliminating preventative care co-pays and deductibles, and capping out-of-pocket expenses. However, the policy has been a controversial topic among businesses. To ensure everyone receives the…..Read More »

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If You Have a Prescription for Medicinal Marijuana, Can You Be Fired for Failing the Drug Test?

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The conversation surrounding the rights of employees engaging in legal conduct off-premises has expanded from an era of considering the use of alcohol and cigarettes to the controversial use of marijuana and social networking sites. While certain laws are in place to protect employees and their right to engage in “protected” conduct – discrimination charges,…..Read More »

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