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Comments About Accent Not Enough to Support National Origin Claim
A teacher whose annual employment contract was not renewed based upon alleged poor performance and poor classroom management failed to establish that these reasons were a pretext for national origin discrimination, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held.

 

 

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I-9 Audits for Small Businesses
Find out why I-9 audits are conducted more frequently at smaller organizations from John Fay, VP & general counsel for LawLogix.
 

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Charges of DIscrimination: Fending Off and Fighting Back
Presenters: Craig Annunziata and Nesheba Kittling, Fisher & Phillips LLP
Nov. 21, 2014, 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT 
Sponsor: PeopleFluent, www.peoplefluent.com
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received a total of 93,727 charges of discrimination last year. By training managers, putting effective policies in place and conducting effective internal investigations, employers can reduce the risk of receiving charges. In addition, effectively responding to a charge can have a tremendous impact on the outcome. This session will provide companies with fundamental considerations and tips for properly fending off claims of discrimination as well as fighting back.

 

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Workflex: The Essential Guide to Effective and Flexible Workplaces

This guide includes research, legal, and experience-based perspectives and in-depth case studies of workplace flexibility as well the tools and techniques needed to translate those perspectives into action.



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