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Tag Archives: Department of Labor

DOMA guidance could spur litigation wave

Recent guidance issued by the Department of Labor could trigger litigation over a new concern: whether private business owners with religious objections to gay marriage can be required to extend employment benefits to their employees’ same-sex spouses in states where such unions are not recognized.

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Employers beware: No free labor

The internship represents a peculiar type of quid pro quo in the corporate world: An employer gains help and a worker gains experience, often without any money changing hands. Until recently few gave the ethical or legal aspects of unpaid internships much thought.

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