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FWW Litigation Practice Group - Tips for Businesses

2/10/2017

Being on the receiving end of a lawsuit can be stressful --- whether or not you've seen it coming. Here are some helpful tips from our litigation team. READ MORE

EMPLOYMENT ALERT - INJUNCTION TEMPORARILY HALTS OVERTIME RULE

11/18/2016

Injunction temporarily halts overtime rule which increased the salary basis for exempt employees. READ MORE

Tattoos: Taboo or Cool in the Credit Union Culture?

7/22/2014

Kelly Tilden advises companies when developing a personal appearance policy to state clear objective standards and apply such policy consistently. READ MORE

Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence

4/1/2013

In light of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., prudent employers are evaluating the risk of violence in the workplace. Workplace violence involves any act or threat of physical violence... READ MORE

Cupid and the Cubicle

2/1/2013

After catching up on several Mad Men episodes, I felt compelled to address consensual relationships in the workplace. As we spend more time at work, consensual relationships will continue to develop there. READ MORE

Think Twice Before Rejecting Criminals

8/1/2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published a controversial "enforcement guidance" on the consideration of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions. While this guidance isn't a law... READ MORE

Self-Audit With Care

4/1/2012

During the past two years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a division of the Department of Homeland Security, has shifted its focus from individual undocumented workers to those who hire such people... READ MORE

Battle Workplace Bullying

9/1/2011

This year, legislatures in at least 11 states, from New York to Washington, are considering legislation to prohibit bullying in the workplace. This proposed legislation is in response to a surge of complaints about bullies at work... READ MORE

Reduce Retaliation Risk

6/1/2011

In 2010, employees filed almost 100,000 charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission—a record number. The number of retaliation charges employees filed now outnumbers discrimination charges. READ MORE

Nursing Mother Rule Is a Smart Retention Tool

4/1/2011

How many of your employees are women? How many are mothers— or could be someday? Chances are, it's a sizeable number. In 2009, 71.4% of women with children were in the work force according to the DOL. READ MORE