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Wave Of Lawsuits Over Seats For Employees Hits Retail Stores

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Retail store operators may want to sit down for this one if they can find a chair. Nearly every national chain is under legal attack in California for failing to provide "suitable seating" for cashiers and other employees who are expected to spend most of their work day...

CA: At Home Call Center Workers File Class Action Claiming AT&T Misclassified Them as Independent Contractors

A California law firm, Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik , has filed a class action lawsuit against AT&T in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that the wireless phone giant has violated the rights of at-home virtual call center employees under the...

U.S. Immigration Laws for Business

This publication by Vandeventer Black LLP is a summary of strategies to help facilitate the transfer of managers, executives and personnel to the U.S. Please click on the Attachment: link at the top of the post to view or download the article.

Employers, Don't be too Quick to Take that IRS "Independent Contractor" Deal

Don't eat that pretty red apple, Snow White!!! It has poison in it!!!! You know the old saying, "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is"? Well, it appears that this may be the case with the new "sweet deal" the Internal Revenue Service is offering to employers who...

The NLRB's New Webpage Targets Your Employees

Twitter was atwitter yesterday and today with news of the NLRB's new webpage, titled Protected Concerted Activity . The introductory text on the page states: The law we enforce gives employees the right to act together to try to improve their pay and working conditions or fix job-related problems...

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