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Disclaimers in Social Media Policies Are Critical to Avoid Labor Law Problems

A recently complaint filed by a regional National Labor Relations Board office, alleging that an employee was unlawfully terminated under an overbroad social networking policy, should encourage companies to take a second look at the policies that govern employees’ internet communications. Although the NLRB’s press release made it appear that the employee was discharged solely […]

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5 Tips for Curbing FMLA Abuse: What HR Managers Need to Know

Besides having become a virtual nightmare of legalistic forms and issues, the FMLA has allowed many employees to take advantage of their employer’s leave of absence policies and caused numerous headaches for HR. This article will provide you with an overview of what you need to know as a seasoned HR Professional to take control […]

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The Relationship Between Criminal Prosecution and Civil Recovery

Criminal prosecutions, particularly paper intensive fraud, corruption and money laundering cases are expensive. The standard of proof is high, the result is difficult to predict and the system is not primarily intended to forfeit the proceeds of criminality in favour of the State. Some might think that this explains the introduction of free-standing forfeiture proceedings […]

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The Definition of Copyright

Copyright is a legal matter, which is backed up by the majority of governments throughout the world. It gives the exclusive rights to the original creator of any work. A copyright is your right to your copy. You have the right to make copies, to sell your work, to share it, etc. No one else […]

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