Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mom Taught You Never to Talk About Money?

Many workplaces prohibit or discourage their employees from discussing salaries. A new study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in fact, found that nearly half of the survey respondents were not supposed to talk to coworkers about how much they are paid. While learning that a coworker makes more can lead to resentment,...
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The Supreme Court will Hear Maryland Employee’s Appeal under FMLA

A Maryland state employee filed suit after his termination from the court system.  He claimed that he was the victim of race discrimination, and also that his termination violated the Family and Medical Leave Act.  The lower courts rejected both contentions, but the Supreme Court has agreed to hear the issue involving his FMLA claim....
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