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Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)
Employers Survival Kit


ADA Amendments Act of 2008


Guns In The Workplace


No Match Rule:
E-Verify Update


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Graphic  Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)- Employers Survival Kit
Most pundits and commentators are calling the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) "the most significant piece of labor legislation since the National Labor Relations Act of 1935". The EFCA will affect how unions are certified in the workplace. It will affect what happens after a union is formed on the jobsite, and how employers who do not follow its rules will be punished...read more.

Graphic  ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
ADA Amendments Act of 2008: On September 25th, 2008, President Bush signed Public Law 110-325, otherwise known as the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. This new law amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) to broaden the definition of disability...read more.

Graphic  Guns In The Workplace Update
Employers are dealing with an emerging liability issue that concerns both workplace safety and employee rights - the issue of employees with guns at the workplace. There are a growing number of states that have enacted laws affecting where guns are allowed on the jobsite. These laws are resulting in conflicts between the employers needs for safety and consistency in their violence policies, and the requirements of the laws that allow employees to keep guns in company parking lots...read more.

Graphic  No Match Rule: E-Verify Update
E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). This program allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. Congress failed to re-authorize the E-Verify program during deliberations of the recent omnibus spending bill. However, the program still has enough funding to last through September...read more.

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