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That didn't take long: GOP seeks to overturn rules

Two efforts are already underway in Congress to block the Department of Labor’s new rules raising the white-collar overtime salary threshold.
Employment Law

Employers gain new weapon to protect their trade secrets

President Obama last month signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act.

High Court sets clear constructive discharge rule

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on May 23 that the clock starts ticking on constructive discharge cases on the day the employee announces plans to resign, not the day an employer’s allegedly intolerable act occurred.
Employee Relations

7 situations you should document every time

Thorough and accurate HR documentation is what wins lawsuits.
HR Management

Lawsuit-proof your company: 20 tips from HR peers

We asked readers whether they’ve been sued by employees and, if so, what single piece of advice would they give to other HR professionals to help them avoid (or respond to) an employee lawsuit. Here are some of their suggestions:

6 tips for handling summer hire payroll paperwork

The paperwork generated by summer hires doesn’t have to get you hot under the collar. These tips will help you tame the hiring process:
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Business interests pan DOL rule doubling overtime salary threshold

Worker satisfaction at highest level in 10 years

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When will baby boomers retire?

2016 All-States Chart on Vacation Pay/Termination Laws

High Court rules: Class actions, contraceptives

Overtime law changes: News, analysis and compliance advice

Workers discover best way to give themselves a raise

New overtime rules arrive; compliance date set

OT rules are here! 5 steps you must take now

New OT rules may catch small business by surprise