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Recently, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published updated guidance on the anti-relation provisions under federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws. The guidance provides employers with important information about how the EEOC will interpret anti-retaliation rules for enforcement purposes. Background: Retaliation is prohibited under several federal EEO laws, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination… read more

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With recent regulatory activity, including new overtime rules, a flurry of paid sick leave laws, and new agency guidance on employment discrimination, now is a good time to evaluate your policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Here are six issues to address before the start of 2017. Employment Classifications: New overtime rules, effective December 1, 2016,… read more

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay “non-exempt” employees at least the minimum wage for each hour worked as well as overtime pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek. There are exemptions from these requirements for employees that meet certain salary and job duties tests. Effective December… read more

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Brendan Browne, Contributor Jerry Brown served as governor of California in the 1980s and 2010s. Jack Dorsey founded Square between his two stints as CEO of Twitter. Michael Jordan even tried baseball before coming back to carry the Bulls to three more championships. These are all examples of a growing career trend called “boomeranging.” A… read more

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by Dr. Travis Bradberry We’ve all heard the adage, “People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses.” It makes great fodder for after-work gripe sessions, but is there really any data to back the claim up? As it turns out, there’s a ton. In one study, 61% of those working for bad bosses said they… read more

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by Adil Malia We live in a complex age of ‘surprises’, the culture of which is portrayed on best-seller magazine covers, each narrating well documented stories of these celebrity leaders. Leaders who made successful ‘turn-arounds’. Leaders who lead transformations under stressful situations. Leaders who epitomised celebrated ‘best practises’. Leaders who challenged adverse market conditions and built… read more

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by Vartika Kashyap We all are managers in our own sense. I mean, we all manage our life. No matter a student or a football player, we all have to strike the right balance between different facets to become successful at whatever we are doing. We won’t be able to live a good life unless we… read more