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Author Archives: Maria Clark

Cyber Monday shopping creeps into the workplace (access required)

The number of people shopping online for the holidays is increasing each year, with more choosing to avoid crowded stores in the post-Thanksgiving spree. The trend has even started to filter into the workplace. A new survey from the staffing ...

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Tip pools present perils for restaurants in US (access required)

Restaurants and other service industry businesses could have to defend against lawsuits if they aren’t properly distributing and reporting the tips their employees earn. At the very least, these business owners may also be missing out on a tax break. ...

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Holiday labor law checklist for employers (access required)

The holiday shopping season is underway, ringing in the busiest time of year for many businesses. In advance of the holiday rush, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration published guidelines for retailers on how to manage ...

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Employers must look out for genetic discrimination (access required)

Genetic discrimination in the workplace is a relatively new issue, but lawyers say it needs to be on the radar of employers who otherwise risk facing lawsuits and fines. Although it has been nearly five years since the Genetic Non-Discrimination ...

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