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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...

For quite some time now, courts and regulatory agencies have been on the hunt for companies, looking bring them down much as a pack of wolves brings down a stag. Fortunately, with the change in management at the top, we are starting to see some attitude...

After the Masterpiece cake shop victory in the Supreme Court, things looked pretty straightforward. We had a clear cut case of demonstrable bias, which was more than sufficient to find that the Colorado civil rights commission had no business judging this particular case. This means...

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