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How to Keep your Holidays Merry and Bright

by Renee Mielnicki, Esq. Christmas time is the most wonderful time of the year for a lot of people. Festive lights, parties, caroling, presents, as well as many other yuletide favorites. However, don’t forget while you’re “Fa la la la … Continue reading

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Criminal background checks may lead to just as much trouble as they uncover

At the beginning of the year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was mixing it up with Pepsi Beverages Co. The issue? Pepsi was arbitrarily screening out all applicants whose background check revealed an arrest, whether or not that arrest … Continue reading

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It’s probably best to just stay out of your employees’ Facebook

The ink was barely dry on their first report when the National Labor Relations Board’s Acting General Counsel issued a second report just six months later. The hot topic? Social media and the workplace, of course. The NLRB issued the … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Discrimination Claims, Don’t Get Mad….OR Even.

2011 was not a pretty year for many city parks and public areas — unless, of course, you like the sight of make-shift kitchens, tents and protest signs. The influx of “Occupy” protestors revealed a growing distrust for corporations. That … Continue reading

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