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Part 2 of 2 – New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode

Been waiting anxiously for this for two weeks? A new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released today! In today’s episode, I update you on the DOL’s significant next step on the road toward amending the

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New “Employment Law Now” Podcast Episode Released – Taking the Show on the Road

A brand new episode of my “Employment Law Now” podcast has just been released!  In this week’s episode, I provide an update on several issues from DC, and discuss significant developments in the areas of punctuation and overtime claims, social

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DOL Punts on Portable Device Regulations, For Now

“I wish the U.S. Department of Labor could issue more workplace regulations before Inauguration Day,” – said no employer anywhere ever. Questions about the new overtime regulations aside, there might just be another DOL initiative that falls by the wayside

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Trolling Social Media To Find Your Disgruntled Employees

I’ve often said that the definition of “plaintiff” in a lawsuit can be simply stated as a “pissed off employee.” The old cliché that “a happy employee equals a productive employee” still rings true, but that is only part of

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Social Media Employment Law Blog is devoted to the interplay between social media and employment law, an extremely topical and significant area of law for employers in this new technology era. Published and edited by Michael Schmidt, Vice Chair of the Labor & Employment Department, Mike concentrates in representing management in all facets of employment law and has been frequently quoted on employment law topics, and is regularly interviewed by trade publications and national journals for his opinions on legal trends.
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