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Employer responses to employee medical issues are one of the largest sources of employment litigation today. Even employers trying to do the right thing can fail to properly comply with the law. Other times, an employer may not understand how to address an under-performing employee with medical ...
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Kicking off the new year, this webinar looked back on employment trends from 2014, provided an overview of changes in the law, and discussed important issues for human resource professionals on the horizon for 2015. The presenters also previewed the coming year’s webinar series. Please note, ...
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A less-understood aspect of employment law is how companies can best preserve their valuable proprietary information. With businesses increasingly mobile and spread across many jurisdictions, traditional ways of protecting proprietary information are becoming increasingly obsolete. Gordon & ...
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Government contractors often face unique employment issues, especially in the areas of wage and hour and safety. Things become more complicated with overlapping spheres of regulatory control on the local, state, and federal level. Our labor and employment attorneys provided a roundtable ...
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Let’s face it. We live in a litigious society and employers are targets in litigation. As the economy fluctuates, and companies lean their workforce, companies face a host of claims before the administrative agencies and the courts which include alleged violations of discrimination laws, ...
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Our September webinar provided training to help organizations work pro-actively to recognize and prevent harassment in the workplace, and discussed how to handle the investigation if a complaint is reported. Attendees were walked step-by-step through the process of conducting workplace ...
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Our August webinar focused on some of the thornier leave issues. Unlike maternity leave or recovery from a physical injury, mental illness and stress leaves rarely have certain end dates and have uncertain accommodation requirements. Gordon & Rees attorneys outlined and discussed these ...
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Our July webinar provided an overview of compliance with leaves of absence under the ADA, ADAAA and FMLA. Presenters shared practical tips in dealing with requests for leave. Gordon & Rees attorneys discussed three types of leaves which must be provided to employees, eligibility standards ...
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Our June webinar was a terrific opportunity for anyone interested in how social media is impacting employment issues. Our presenter shared real-life experiences and explored a variety of pitfalls and problems she sees from the increased use of social media in employment settings. This webinar ...
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Our May webinar helped attendees stay current with the latest rules and regulations regarding national wage and hour laws. Topics included: defining an employee; minimum wage calculations; what is “on-the-clock” work; computing hours worked; meal and rest period requirements; overtime ...
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Our April webinar covered the perils and potential benefits in the EEOC process. Used correctly, the mediation procedures enacted by the EEOC can often reduce or eliminate claims before they have a chance to become full-blown litigation. Gordon & Rees attorneys discussed these EEOC ...
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Our March webinar covered how clear employment policies can greatly benefit an organization in numerous ways – if they are properly developed and presented to employees. Proper policies help prevent litigation and serve as a strong defense if litigation arises. However, if an organization ...
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