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Personal Liability in Employment

Personal liability is when a civil action is brought against a person in an individual capacity. For employment concerns, an owner, supervisor or manager, or someone in a decision-making capacity, can be sued personally in addition to or in place of the company. This means their personal

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Nobody’s Right If Everybody’s Wrong

In a recent discussion with a labor attorney I heard a remark that really caught my attention. “You cannot mediate a workplace issue when both participants are wrong.” I find broad generalizations about mediation are an opportunity to learn, or to teach. So, I asked about the

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Comp Time

What is comp time? Comp time is when an employer allows an employee to take time off work rather than pay overtime. While there are instances when comp time is ok, in most situations this practice may be illegal. Private Sector Non-exempt employees working in the private

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Cell Phones for Business Purposes

Most employees don’t mind using their personal cell phone for business use if they’re reimbursed for data usage or provided a monthly stipend to use toward paying their phone bill. However, with a majority of cell phone companies offering unlimited data plans, some employers are inclined to

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Internship Survey

The majority of interns are assigned to work only for one department.  However, depending on the circumstances, the intern may rotate to other departments depending on the intern’s major, work experience, and the needs of the organization. 85% of interns are accepted from any school. 77% of

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