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Compensation & Benefits

Injured at company softball: Does he get workers’ comp?

Advice: Draw a clear line between the activity and your organization’s involvement.
Employment Law

Big win for employers: Supreme Court rules arbitration agreements can prohibit class-action suits

The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the right of employers to require terms that include barring employees from filing class-action lawsuits.
HR Management

By the numbers: Women in the U.S. workforce

As women continue to speak out for equality in the workplace, employers that align compensation systems and their organizational cultures to support working mothers will attract top talent.
Employee Relations

5 signs employees are ready to bolt

People rarely leave their jobs unannounced. They may not use words, but in one way or another, they typically signal their intention to leave. Watch for these key indicators—and then be ready to sit down with the employee to discuss future work plans.

Public policy interest may prevent reinstatement of rogue police officers

When Minnesota public employees are reinstated following arbitration of a disciplinary case, the employer may still move to prevent reinstatement under the concept of public policy interest. That’s especially true for law enforcement employees accused of using excessive force.

ICE doubles enforcement against employers

If you are in the habit of hiring workers who lack proper work authorization, beware! Employers have become one of the federal government’s key targets in the effort to curb illegal immigration.
Article Archives

Court: ‘Trump supporter’ isn’t a protected category

Unions win more elections during Trump administration

DOL efforts seek to train for skilled trades

Did Starbucks fail at communicating policy?

Minneapolis gears up to enforce Safe and Sick Time Ordinance

Court knocks down multi-state wage-and-hour class action

Fired for doing no work? No unemployment, either

Employee can’t physically assault alleged harasser unless she is in danger

Beware even appearance of pregnancy bias

Never base hiring decisions on stereotypes

Alleged anti-gay bias at University of Minnesota – Duluth attracts more litigation

Dress for success—even if standards have relaxed

NLRB wants to settle troublesome joint employer issue with new rule

Snapshot: Percentage of teens with summer jobs declines

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