WORKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY? EXTRA PAY IS OPTIONAL By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

WORKING ON CHRISTMAS DAY? EXTRA PAY IS OPTIONAL QUESTION: I work at a small, independent drug store. My boss has decided that we will be open on Christmas Day, from Noon to 8 p.m. I was looking forward to getting some extra
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HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE!

HOW DOES THE GRINCH WRECK YOUR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY? WITH LITIGATION, OF COURSE! By: Daniel A. Gwinn Holiday parties! Great food! Great drink! Wonderful conversation! And a fantastic breeding ground for lawsuits and litigation. Every year, we receive questions from employees and
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Internet for Personal Use at Work? By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

AN UNENFORCED POLICY MAY BE … UNENFORCEABLE QUESTION:  I’m a supervisor at a large company. The company has an Internet Policy forbidding use of company computers to access the Internet for personal use. Although all employees are required to acknowledge they have
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Ask The Lawyer, WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY!

WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY! QUESTION: I was watching the old movie “The Scarlet Letter,” set in the time of the Pilgrims, and wondered what were the laws like back then? ANSWER: Pilgrims,
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Ask The Lawyer: Isn’t it against the law to discriminate against older workers?

OLDER WORKER THINKS HIRING PROCESS DISCRIMINATED QUESTION: I’m 57, well-qualified and experienced, and looking for a job – but I can’t even get an interview. I believe a lot of the firms I apply to discriminate against “older” applicants. Sometimes it’s pretty
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