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Down the Shore Everything WILL be All Right

As a born and raised jersey girl when I first saw the devastation of Hurricane Sandy I could barely breathe. I immediately felt a need to get in my car and take that parkway south drive to the jersey shore… continue
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Dark Days, Depressing Haze…and How to Find the Light

  Ah, the holiday season: ’tis the most wonderful season, for some: for others, though, not so much. Yes, this article is about depression. And if you have read any of my other blogs (if you haven’t, please feel free… continue
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Michigan Deals Big Blow to US Labor Unions

As the home to the United Automobile Workers (UAW) union, Michigan has long been viewed as the cradle of organized labor in the US. So the news that Michigan has passed a law significantly limiting the rights of unions in… continue
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Employers and DACA: Day DREAMing

Immigration reform efforts continue to make news in the US, but implementation challenges regarding a recent administrative order could turn dreams of an inclusive workplace into nightmares for both employees and employers. The State of US Immigration Reform in 2012… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information: Part Three – HR Guidance

In Part One of this series, we discussed electronically stored information (ESI), the changing technological landscape, new discovery rules encompassing all ESI and what that means for HR in general terms. In Part Two of this series, we reviewed two… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information: Part Two – Case Studies

In Part One of this series, we discussed electronically stored information (ESI), the changing technological landscape, new discovery rules encompassing all ESI and what that means for HR in general terms.  In this segment, we’ll review two cases where ESI… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information

Why is it so important that HR take electronically stored information (ESI) seriously?  Elementary, my dear HR professional.… continue
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Keeping the Holiday Cheer by Reducing the Risk of Employee Theft

Holiday shopping: it can be stressful, expensive, and downright awful. The lines are longer, patience is thinner, and wallets are lighter. What is supposed to be the time of year for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or [Fill in Your Holiday/Vacation Away… continue
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What Obama’s Win Means for Labor and Employment Law

President Obama’s historic re-election brings with it a host of HR implications. Chief among them, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will remain intact for the foreseeable future. The Supreme Court upheld the bulk of the ACA in June, including the… continue
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What are the risks of sending employees political ‘Trick or Treat’ emails?

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing. There’s a chill in the air. And Americans are asking the age-old question, trick or treat? Personally, I’ve never quite understood the choice:  I’ll take the treat any day. Well,… continue
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