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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued two final rules Nov. 7 that exempt certain entities from the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) contraceptive mandate if their opposition is based on religious or moral grounds. The rules are likely to be challenged in court, as have...

Hasbro, the game and toy company, has created a game that is sure to get on the toys, er, toes, of pathetic man children around the country. The iconic board game Monopoly has a whole bunch of iterations and themes, but Hasbro has outdone itself this time by...

Noel Cintron was Trump’s personal driver for more than 25 years. And while he was paid an annual salary of $75,000, Cintron now claims he was incorrectly classified as an exempt employee, and should be paid for roughly 3,300 hours of overtime. As Trump’s driver, Cintron was on...

HR pros know it better than anyone: Courts are always issuing conflicting employment law opinions, which can make compliance an uphill battle. In Stephens v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, the Sixth Circuit said discriminating against a worker because they’re transgender is sex discrimination. When Stephens...

This court decision could influence the employment law landscape in the near future, according to Louis Lessig, partner at Brown & Connery LLP. Lessig suggests employers consider policy changes now to stay safe and ward off potential legal trouble. In Minarsky v. Susquehanna County, the Third...

A war for talent is being waged in this tight job market. Companies are fighting hard to recruit, hire and retain both millennials and older professionals. Among millennials, 89% prioritize benefits over pay raises, companies who want them should focus on those, such as: Learning and development programs:...

Texting is fine method of communication. It’s focused, instantaneous and lets the recipient view the message later if needed. All the same, that doesn’t make it the best choice for contacting possible candidates. Its natural informality can make it difficult to convey to the candidate what...

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