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Instagram Poses Opportunities, Risks for Employers
Finding candidates through Instagram is becoming increasingly popular for recruiters, but it poses legal risks if certain hurdles aren't cleared.

Compensation
Gawker Faces Collective Action by Unpaid Interns
There's a fine line between the lawful and unlawful employment of unpaid interns, as blogging company Gawker Media is discovering.

Labor Relations
Honesty May Not Be Best Policy in Unionized Setting
Straight talk with employees is severely limited in a union setting, particularly if it crosses the line and can be construed as coercive, a district court decision shows.

NLRB Official Upholds Kellogg Lockout
In the topsy-turvy world of labor relations, a week after a district court ordered Kellogg to end its lockout of workers at a Memphis, Tenn., plant, an administrative law judge ruled in Kellogg's favor and held that the nine-month lockout was legal.

Staffing Management
Emerging Trend: FCRA Class Actions Against Employers
Employers have long faced the risk of class-action lawsuits for violating anti-discrimination requirements under the Civil Rights Act. Now, class action suits against employers are rising under a more recent law, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

 

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