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Seven employment law trends to keep your eyes on for 2016 http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=af266729-4818-4b77-951d-3cd94369d37c Blog Employer Law Report Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP USA January 20 2016 2016 has arrived, marking the beginning of a year of political transition. While we cannot be certain what the upcoming Presidential election holds for 2017, we can expect to… Read more »

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Departments of Labor and Justice launch initiative to cooperate on investigation and prosecution of workplace safety violations From OSHA Quick Takes January 4, 2016, Volume 15, Issue 1 The Department of Labor and the Department of Justice have established a new initiative http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/departments-justice-and-labor-announce-expansion-worker-endangerment-initiative-address to prevent and deter crimes that jeopardize the lives and health of… Read more »

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Fed’s Mester prefers a bit quicker U.S. rate-hike pace http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fed-mester-idUSKBN0UH0QO20160104 Markets | Sun Jan 3, 2016 10:36pm EST SAN FRANCISCO | By Jonathan Spicer and Ann Saphir Reuters/Lucas Jackson One of the Federal Reserve’s hawkish officials said on Sunday that while she prefers a slightly more aggressive approach, she is not opposed to her colleagues’… Read more »