Tag: Employers Counsel Network

What to say when CEO says don’t bother creating an employee handbook

Most human resources professionals understand the importance of a carefully written employee handbook. But sometimes the higher-ups in an organization don’t think about why such a document is advisable. Recently, a group of attorneys from the Employers Counsel Network, which focuses on employment law issues, was asked what to do when a CEO says a […]

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10 Secrets to a Powerful LinkedIn Presence

Donna Serdula, author of LinkedIn Makeover: Professional Secrets to a POWERFUL LinkedIn Profile, shared her tips at the recent Employers Counsel Network meeting in Austin, Texas. (The Employers Counsel Network is comprised of the attorneys from all 50 states who write BLR’s state-law-based Employment Law Letters.) First of all, what is LinkedIn? It’s a social […]

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New Affirmative Action Regs Puzzle and Mystify

Some organizations have decided that the new affirmative action regulations will be so burdensome that they are working their way out of contractor status, says attorney David Fortney. “We’re tired of being hassled,” they say, and they are wrapping up their government contracts.

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OFCCP—Out of Nowhere to New Aggressive Stance

In yesterday’s Advisor, attorney David Fortney briefed on OFCCP’s new affirmative action regulations. Today, more on the OFCCP plus links to a free 21-page OFCCP compliance guide. With the OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs), it’s not only the two new challenging requirements concerning veterans and employees with disabilities, but it’s also a new […]

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New AA Regs Puzzle and Mystify

Some organizations have decided that the new affirmative action regulations will be so burdensome that they are working their way out of contractor status, says attorney David Fortney. “We’re tired of being hassled,” they say, and they are wrapping up their government contracts. Fortney told the story of a company that was approached by a […]

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ECN attorneys get updates from top Washington officials, observers

The Employers Counsel Network (ECN), a group of attorneys from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada who specialize in employment law matters, is meeting April 24-26 in Alexandria, Virginia, to learn about the latest developments from Congress and the Obama administration that are of importance to employers.   The attorneys, who represent employers on all […]

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Four ECN Blogs Make LexisNexis Top 25 Listing

Four employment law blogs published by law firms that are part of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN) have been named to the LexisNexis Top 25 Labor and Employment Law Blogs of 2011. Those making the list are: Delaware Employment Law Blog, published by Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, which writes the Delaware Employment Law […]

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