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News, trends and tips in labor and employment law

New Jersey Poised To Pass Facebook Law

Yesterday, the New Jersey Legislature approved a bill commonly referred to as the Facebook bill, which will govern what employers in New Jersey can and cannot do regarding employees’ communications on their personal social media accounts.  It is awaiting the Governor’s signature.

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Restaurant Industry Is Focus Of Department Of Labor Probe

A local Colorado newspaper recently reported that several restaurants in Aspen Colorado were contacted by the U.S. Department of Labor to investigate payroll and other employee records.

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EEOC 2012 Report: Retaliation Claims Continue to Rise

Discrimination charges alleging retaliation (an allegation that some kind of adverse action was taken against an employee because he or she complained of discrimination) comprised the largest percentage of all charges (38.1 percent) filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) in its 2012 fiscal year.  Such charges have been rising steadily since 2007.  

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