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Utilizing Your Command of Social Media to Effectively Advocate for Your Discrimination Clients

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For better or for worse, most young lawyers have grown up with extensive access to social media. It is doubtful that many thought the countless hours spent scrolling through their friends’ Facebook timelines or Instagram posts would be useful professionally. 1,149 more words

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SIXTH CIRCUIT FINDS THAT EMPLOYER FAILED TO PROVE THAT FULL-TIME WORK WAS AN ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION

In Hostettler v. The College of Wooster, 895 F.3d 844 (6th Cir. 2018), the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals determined, among other things, that the district court had used the wrong standard in determining whether an ADA plaintiff, who had been terminated, had pleaded a… 952 more words

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Lawmakers Declare April 10 Dolores Huerta Day

August 2018
Number 40

The Legislature has declared that April 10 is Dolores Huerta Day. Assembly Bill (AB) 2644, which dedicates the day to the activist and labor leader, becomes effective January 1, 2019. 195 more words

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New Law Clarifies Limits on Employer Use of Applicant Salary History

August 2018
Number 39

A new law clarifies recently enacted rules prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. The changes included in Assembly Bill (AB) 2282, which becomes effective on January 1, 2019, eliminate some ambiguity concerning an employer’s limitations with regard to requesting an applicant’s salary history information. 525 more words

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PERB Reaffirms Importance of Meeting and Conferring with Unions

August 2018
Number 36

The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) recently reaffirmed the importance of meeting and conferring with unions regarding information requests. In Department of State Hospitals… 829 more words

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IDAHO SUPREME COURT ALLOWS PLAINTIFF TO PIERCE THE CORPORATE VEIL AND HOLD A NON-SHAREHOLDER LIABLE FOR CORPORATE DEBTS

One of the most important reasons for businesses to incorporate is to shield individual shareholders from being held liable for the business’s debts. However, the importance for small businesses to keep the business’s “life” separate from the personal lives of the owners was driven home in a recent Idaho employment case that allowed the veil to be pierced not only to reach a shareholder but a non-shareholder spouse of the owner as well. 1,342 more words

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Lawmakers Okay Budget Bill Addressing Union Dues Collection and Communications about Membership Rights

June 2018
Number 29

California lawmakers have approved a budget trailer bill that imposes new obligations on public sector employers related to deducting union dues and fees from workers’ paychecks. 666 more words

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