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Ohio’s medical marijuana law has big meaning for employers - Columbus - Columbus Business First

Ohio’s medical marijuana law has big meaning for employers - Columbus - Columbus Business First | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
​Earlier this year, the Ohio General Assembly drafted legislation to legalize the use of medical marijuana in Ohio. With an overwhelming majority, the legislature passed the bill at breakneck speed, largely to thwart efforts seeking to create new law through an amendment to the Ohio Constitution as opposed to the legislative process.
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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - SCOTUS Channels The FAA To Uphold DirecTV's Arbitration Clause

Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - SCOTUS Channels The FAA To Uphold DirecTV's Arbitration Clause | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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Columbus employers, please join us Tuesday 5/5/2015 at The McConnell Education Hall.  Registration at 8am & seminar runs until 4:30pm.  Breakfast & lunch served.  Learn more:  http://www.laborlawyers.com/2015seminars

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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - One Day, Many Solutions - Employment Law Coast-to-Coast

Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - One Day, Many Solutions - Employment Law Coast-to-Coast | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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Columbus employers, please join us on 5/5/2015 at The McConnell Education Hall.  Registration at 8am & seminar runs until 4:30pm.  Breakfast & lunch served.

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Employment Checks Fuel Race Complaints

Employment Checks Fuel Race Complaints | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
Federal regulators Tuesday accused two large employers--BMW and Dollar General-- of improperly using criminal-background checks in hiring, the latest salvo in a contentious debate over whether such screening amounts to discrimination against black...
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This federal stance will create many conflicts with state and local laws on criminal  background checks...

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The Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Program -- PS-Prep™ & Small Business Preparedness | FEMA.gov

The Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Program -- PS-Prep™ & Small Business Preparedness | FEMA.gov | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed

CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
As you probably know, on Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA. The bill, …
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Watch your state legislatures...

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With Email Ban, King & Spalding Misses Bigger Picture - Law360

With Email Ban, King & Spalding Misses Bigger Picture - Law360 | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
In deciding to bar employees from accessing their personal email on work devices, King & Spalding LLP took an extreme step to combat the extreme threat hackers pose to law firms, but experts say it overlooked broader external risks that require...
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another example of cyber security threats overtaking our abilities to keep pace

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Was Rutgers GC blamed for properly managing a process to the wrong outcome? - ABA Journal

Was Rutgers GC blamed for properly managing a process to the wrong outcome? - ABA Journal | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
If you follow college basketball, you haven’t been able to avoid the Rutgers University athletic department’s meltdown over the last week in which (i) a disgruntled former assistant coach provided a videotape of abusive behavior in practice by the...
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Employers Should Brace For More FMLA Leave Requests - Law360

Employers Should Brace For More FMLA Leave Requests - Law360 | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
With the U.S. Department of Labor having recently issued regulations and guidance broadening the reach of the Family and Medical Leave Act, employers should gear up to receive an increase in leave requests from their employees and review their...
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5th Circ. Poised To Weigh NLRB Class Waiver Ban - Law360

5th Circ. Poised To Weigh NLRB Class Waiver Ban - Law360 | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
The Fifth Circuit is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the appeal of the National Labor Relations Board's controversial D.R.
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more uncertainty for Administration out of 5th circuit

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Supreme Court to Decide How an Employee Must Prove Title VII Retaliation

Supreme Court to Decide How an Employee Must Prove Title VII Retaliation | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
What makes retaliation the most common discrimination claim in America ?
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DC Appeals Court rules Obama NLRB appointments unconstitutional

DC Appeals Court rules Obama NLRB appointments unconstitutional | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
A DC Appeals Court ruled President Obama's NLRB appointments unconstitutional. Yet conservatives should keep the champagne bottles corked.
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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - SCOTUS Channels The FAA To Uphold DirecTV's Arbitration Clause

Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - SCOTUS Channels The FAA To Uphold DirecTV's Arbitration Clause | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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reaffirmation of arbitration...

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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - Fisher & Phillips Named "Law Firm of the Year" for Second Year in a Row

Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - Fisher & Phillips Named "Law Firm of the Year" for Second Year in a Row | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - One Day, Many Solutions - Employment Law Coast-to-Coast

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Columbus employers, please join us on 5/5/2015 at The McConnell Education Hall.  Registration at 8am & seminar runs until 4:30pm.  Breakfast & lunch served.

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Why Company Lawyers Are Reading a Mental-Health Manual

Why Company Lawyers Are Reading a Mental-Health Manual | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM-5, the primary reference for mental-health diagnoses, has some unexpected readers: employment lawyers.
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One of those dwindling situations when expert clarification is needed on the "disability" determination under ADAAA

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Big Employers Accused Of Sex Bias In ACA Complaints - Law360

Big Employers Accused Of Sex Bias In ACA Complaints - Law360 | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
A women's advocacy group lodged formal complaints on Tuesday against five institutions that don't provide pregnancy coverage in health insurance for employees’ dependent children — the first such complaints filed under the Affordable Care Act,...
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More ACA fall out

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New Mental Disorders Mean ADA Headaches For Employers - Law360

New Mental Disorders Mean ADA Headaches For Employers - Law360 | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
The latest version of the official manual used to diagnose mental disorders threatens to make the already complex task of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act more difficult by forcing employers to figure out whether and how to...
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The new DSM version further complicates the scrutinizing of certain disability/accommodation claims after the expansive definition of "disability" in the ADAAA.

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CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed

CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
As you probably know, on Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA. The bill, …
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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - One Day, Many Solutions - Employment Law Coast-to-Coast - April & May 2013

Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - One Day, Many Solutions - Employment Law Coast-to-Coast - April & May 2013 | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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Stakeholder Meeting on the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program

Stakeholder Meeting on the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
SIP trunking is the next step in the evolution of enterprise communication. Deploy a SIP trunking solution in 20 minutes or less.
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Fire-blowing performer's injury at Lyric Opera of Chicago prompts federal agency investigation

Fire-blowing performer's injury at Lyric Opera of Chicago prompts federal agency investigation | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
CHICAGO - A federal agency said Tuesday it is investigating the injury of a fire-blowing stilt-walker who was burned during a dress rehearsal at the Lyric Opera of Chicago
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And the fat lady hadn't even sung...

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Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - Welcome to Fisher & Phillips LLP

Fisher & Phillips LLP - Solutions at Work - Welcome to Fisher & Phillips LLP | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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Reintegrating Your Workplace Warriors

Reintegrating Your Workplace Warriors | labor and employment law | Scoop.it
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