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CDHPs Continue Growth to Avoid Cadillac Tax
Employers are switching to consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) in droves to reduce costs and avoid the health care reform law's Cadillac tax.

Student Athlete's Claim Against NCAA for Minimum Wage 'Weak'
The idea that student athletes should be considered employees who are owed minimum wage is "ridiculous," a management attorney says.

Motel Owner Individually Liable Under FLSA
An individual may be personally liable for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations if he or she acts as an employer within the law's meaning.

Employee Relations

The EEOC Position Statement--Employer's Story Time
A position statement responding to an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charge should tell an employer's story about what happened, and not be written like a legal brief.

Customer Complaint Did Not Justify Discharge
A federal jury found that a licensed security guard with only one arm was unlawfully discriminated against when his employer removed him from his post following a customer complaint about his disability.

Labor Relations
NLRB: Class-Action Waiver VIolated NLRA
A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative law judge struck down a class-action waiver in an arbitration agreement for employees of Ross Stores.

Safety & Security
Information Security Risks for Employers
Employee personal information is vulnerable to compromise from a data security breach.


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