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An announcement by the USCIS has let the surprisingly rapid output of all new scam targeting employers. Shortly after the feds announced that they would be ramping up I-9 audits, a rash of fraudulent emails began to appear in the inboxes of various companies. Well designed and...

When everything is sexual harassment, nothing is A tremendous explosion has erupted in the media and entertainment sphere, an explosion of revelations about bad behavior by high power individuals, both male and female (bust mostly male). None of it is surprise really, except the reactions. Since when did any of...

There is an old truism in the legal industry. It goes ‘hard cases make bad law’. Essentially this argument says thatby definition hard cases are the exception, not the rule. And making laws based on exceptions is a guaranteed method of screwing over everyone else. This...

It is rare to hear of a case where the court ruled in favor of the basic precepts of the rule of law. Generally courts have a reputation for making their decisions based in the precepts of angry rejected college professors. A terrible situation which...

So, this came across my eye. Another day, another court battle centered around a non-union employer that allegedly retaliated against employees who successfully launched a union-organizing campaign. Was giving them sub-par raises of $666 an “unmistakable” attempt to brand the organizers the AntiChrist or the Devil. As...

The key driving factor for wages is employer competition. When companies are competing for your talent, they will attempt to outbid one another in order to secure your talent for themselves. This changed under the FDR administration, when it was declared illegal to pay employees more...

It reads like it was written for businesses that only existed before 1860 A little catch from the DOL rulebook. Any time the DOL accuses your company of breaking federal pay laws, it’s a major headache. But when the mistake is clearly unintentional and the feds slap you...

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