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Month: November 2012

November 2012 Volume XI No. 9 Taking Care of Business About Us Comments Unsubscribe Disclaimer Employment At-Will Policies That Do Not Clarify Their Scope Or Limitations Risk Violating Federal Law Prohibiting The Exercise Of The Right To Organize And Ba

The Supreme Court recently heard oral argument on a case which is expected to address a split in the Circuit courts of appeal over how to define a supervisor in cases of alleged workplace harassment. In Vance v. Ball State University, the Seventh Circuit adopted a...

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Employment At-Will Policies That Do Not Clarify Their Scope Or Limitations Risk Violating Federal Law Prohibiting The Exercise Of The Right To Organize And Bargain Collectively

Many employers maintain policies in their employee handbooks reinforcing employees' at-will status. However, such policies should be carefully crafted to ensure that an employee's federally protected rights to organize and bargain collectively are not infringed. Where...

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