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Donna Ballman
What You Don't Know About the Minimum Wage Will Hurt America

I bet you don't think about the minimum wage very much, unless you're one of the folks trying to live on it. There's a move afoot to raise the minimum wage, and you should support it. It's in everyone's best interest to make sure working...

John Holmquist
What is "opposition" under the Michigan Civil Rights Act?

The Michigan Civil Rights Act prohibits retaliation by employers against employees who oppose a violation of the act or who has filed a charge or otherwise participated in a processing a claim under the act. It would seem that the language is straightforward...

Philip Miles
Fired for WHAT!? - The Olympics Edition!

OK, these aren't so much "employees" who were "fired" as they are athletes who were not allowed to compete at the Olympics: 4th Place is Not Top 24 - Poor Jordyn Wieber. If you click that link you will see the results of...

Lisa Stam
The Canadian Civic (Optional) Holiday

Many Ontario employees will be surprised to learn that the Civic Holiday on the first Monday of August is not a statutory holiday in Ontario. If your private sector workplace offers the day off, it is a perk, not a requirement. The Ontario Employment...

Jon Hyman
Does your social media policy educate about being “profersonal?”

Jason Seiden , the co-founder and CEO of Ajax Social Media , calls it profersonal : the inherent intertwining of our personal and professional personas online. Last week, Greek Olympian Voula Papachristou got a quick and dirty lesson on being profersonal...