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  • EEOC Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccinations
    EEOC Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Introduction: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is a federal agency responsible for administering and enforcing the federal ...

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  • Inventions, Patents, and Employment
    Inventions, Patents, and Employment

    Basic Presumption At a basic level, there is a general presumption that an invention belongs to its creator. This arises from the belief that ownership comes from invention, thus the law generally ...

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  • Can my electronic signature bind me to an arbitration agreement?
    Can my electronic signature bind me to an arbitration agreement?

    Introduction Today, more employers are requiring that employees agree to arbitrate potential employment disputes. Typically, this arbitration agreement, provided during the on-boarding process, states ...

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  • When does the Court have to approve my FLSA settlement?
    When does the Court have to approve my FLSA settlement?

    Introduction Most civil lawsuits end in a pre-trial settlement, meaning the case resolves before it is heard by a jury. Generally speaking, this statement holds true for employment law cases. When a ...

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  • The Fair Labor Standards Act and Retaliation
    The Fair Labor Standards Act and Retaliation

    Overview: Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards (“FLSA”) is a federal law which requires certain employers to pay non-exempt employees the federal minimum wage (currently $7.25 per hour) ...

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  • What does the ADA say about workplace misconduct that is attributable to an employee’s disability?
    What does the ADA say about workplace misconduct that is attributable to an employee’s disability?

    Americans with Disabilities Act: Introduction The Americans with Disability Act (“ADA”) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in the workplace. If an employee believes he or she has been ...

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