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  • “It’s getting harder to climb the ladder”

    …“It’s getting harder to climb the ladder” by Walter Olson on September 15, 2014 Is the American job market becoming less fluid, as a new paper by Steven Davis and John Haltiwanger argues, with less job-switching and fewer vacancies opening up at established employers? And to the extent this is an unwelcome trend, which policies might be contributing to it? [The Economist; some possibly contrary data points from Alex Tabarrok] Tagged as: employment at will, occupational licensure, workplace…

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness: Resources for Employers

    … when such incidents have an impact on work. As I talked about in August, the ABA adopted a Model Workplace Policy in Employer Responses to Domestic Violence. It worth a look at for most employers. An “employer who does adopt it can illustrate that it takes the issues of domestic violence seriously and will encourage employees who are going through…

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  • Mandates for paid sick leave

    … and Seattle–as proof that the campaign is gaining momentum.” Opponents are fighting back with, among other steps, legislation passed in at least ten states specifying that municipal home rule does not include the authority to enact ordinances of this sort. [Rhonda Smith, Bloomberg BNA] Tweet Tags: Connecticut, workplace Mandates for paid sick leave is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system …

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