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September 2016 Archives

New guidance on retaliation will impact employees and employers

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), states that retaliation is far and away the most common employment claim for employees in the private and public sectors, making up nearly half of all cases. Recently the EEOC released new guidance on retaliation claims, the first such guidance in years. Understanding how this guidance applies to the workplace is critical for all businesses, as well as employers who face retaliation in the workplace.

Labor Day: Teaching Assistants are Employees

As we all return after Labor Day weekend, one group has more than just the long weekend to be thankful for. On August 23, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board found that federal labor law covers graduate and undergraduate teaching/research assistants.

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