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“An Employer’s Good-Faith Effort to Accommodate an Employee: A Court Case Study”

By Ryan Ellis | January 29, 2024

Employee Who Sought to Tape-Record Meetings Loses ADA Claim As a Human Resources executive of a fortune 500 company, I understand the need to effectively manage difficult situations in the workplace. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled on a case involving the denial of an employee’s request to tape-record meetings. This case […]

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“Understanding the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling on Antidiscrimination Laws and LGBTQ+ Rights”

By Ryan Ellis | January 22, 2024

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that private businesses with religious convictions can be exempt from antidiscrimination laws that protect LGBTQ+ workers. This ruling has created a great deal of controversy, as many feel that it could potentially open the door to discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in the […]

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“Navigating the Uncharted Waters of Financial Institution Hiring: How a New Federal Law Affects HR Protocols”

By Ryan Ellis | January 1, 2024

Recent changes to federal law have given banks and credit unions more freedom when it comes to hiring people with criminal histories. This is a welcome change, as it makes it easier for those with a criminal record to find employment. However, it is important to note that these changes do not give banks and […]

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“California Healthcare Minimum Wage Increase: What Employers Need to Know”

By Ryan Ellis | December 25, 2023

The California health care industry is about to get a major wage boost. On October 13, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law that will significantly raise the minimum wage for nearly all health care employees in the state, both hourly and salaried. This is a big step forward for the state’s health care workers, […]

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“Building Momentum: How to Leverage the Record Growth in FY 2022”

By Ryan Ellis | December 18, 2023

NLRB: Unfair Labor Practice Charges, Union Representation Petitions on the Rise The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently reported a surge in the filing of unfair labor practice charges and union representation petitions, with a notable increase from FY 2022. The NLRB, which helps enforce the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), is charged with protecting […]

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