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Defending Your Hiring

Last week I wrote about Kate Williams research into the results of legal actions taken relating to certain hiring practices.  Primarily, I focused on the financial outcomes of settling or going through the entire courtroom process, dependent largely on whether…
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FYI – VETS100 ONLINE REPORTING APPLICATION NOW LIVE

Straight from the DOL’s Veterans’ Employment & Training Service page: Special Announcement: VETS100 ONLINE REPORTING APPLICATION NOW LIVE 2011 VETS 100 Filing Cycle Contractors may now submit their VETS100 and/or VETS100A reports using the VETS100 reporting application for the 2011…
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Settle or Fight?

If your company is facing legal action as a result of either a failed audit or employee/applicant complaint, you’ll need to decide whether to fight the charges in court or to settle.  Sometimes a large settlement is cheaper than winning…
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Caviness Beef Packers and $804

Today the DOL issued this press release with the following title: Federal contractor Caviness Beef Packers agrees to pay $600,000 to applicants to resolve allegations of hiring discrimination What I would like to call attention to is the secondary headline:…
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EEOC and Cracker Barrel Enter into National Mediation Agreement

On September 27, 2011, the EEOC and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. signed a National Universal Agreement to Mediate to streamline the handling of employment discrimination claims. This agreement allows the organizations to informally resolve any workplace issues through…
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