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Do You Care What a Job Applicant Posts on Social Media?

Do You Care What a Job Applicant Posts on Social Media?

Do you care what a job candidate’s personal beliefs are? Do you think it’s appropriate to make employment decisions based on what you may find out about a job applicant on social media? Increasingly as part of screening job applicants businesses are looking at social...

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Can an Employer Force Its Beliefs on its Employees?

Can an Employer Force Its Beliefs on its Employees?

Is it legal if you fail to reimburse an employee for a business expense if the purchase violates your ethical, philosophical or religious beliefs? We Work Companies, Inc., is a very successful business that rents working space to freelancers and small companies in...

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Make Up Your Mind: Arbitrate or Not

Make Up Your Mind: Arbitrate or Not

There are some people you don’t want to anger. One of those people is a judge, especially if a legal dispute is bouncing back and forth between litigation and arbitration. If you commit to something in a contract, unless there are compelling reasons not to do so, you...

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European Data Protection Rules May Impact Your Business

European Data Protection Rules May Impact Your Business

The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect. It’s the greatest change to European data security two decades. But if your business isn’t physically present in one of the 28 countries of the EU should you care? U.S. data protection...

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8 Interview Questions May Get You Sued

8 Interview Questions May Get You Sued

Thank you for allowing me to talk to you for next few minutes. By the end of this video, hopefully, I can give you, an employer, a clear picture of what to say and what not to say during job interviews. A few years ago, I had the privilege of representing a client...

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