201604.28
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The Family and Medical Leave Act has now extended its coverage to include Married Same-Sex Couples!

The office of Personnel Management issued a final rule revising the definition of “spouse” in its regulations on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), to include legally married same-sex couples.  The announcement states, “The Final Rule amends the regulatory definition of spouse under the FMLA so that eligible employees in legal same-sex marriages will…

201602.18
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Adidas: We Won’t Fire You If You Come Out. A Campaign To End LGBT Discrimination And Why Other Companies Should Follow Suit

Adidas: We Won’t Fire You If You Come Out. A Campaign To End LGBT Discrimination And Why Other Companies Should Follow Suit Recently Adidas, the second largest sportswear company has added a clause to their contracts with their male and female endorsing athletes that if a sponsored athlete reveals publicly that they are lesbian, gay,…

201601.18
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We Must Never Forget Martin Luther King.

On this Martin Luther King Day we pause to remember the message of Dr. King.  Dr King preached a message of equality for all human beings regardless of their race, religion  or ethnicity. This is an especially vital message today as the  voices of racial and ethnic division and discord  bang loudly on their angry…

Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately?
201511.04
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Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately?

Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately? Tips On What To Look For. Reviewing your Employee Handbook can be crucial to understanding how to conduct yourself at work, and often times off work as well. Federal and state regulatory systems have imposed new and recent obligations on employers that need to be included in handbooks. Below is…

Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit
201509.18
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Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit

Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit A former employee of Carolina Biological Supply Co., fired in 2013, is suing for wrongful termination and gender discrimination. Kimberly Detomo was hired as an inside sales account manager Dec. 10, 2010, and was terminated from the position Nov. 25, 2013, according to the suit filed Sept. 8 in…