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Friday, September 29, 2006

Week In Review (September 29, 2006)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“http://www.elinfonet.com/headcount.php?ID=8088”>The Fourth Circuit Decision in Howard v. Winter Should Serve as a Warning to Take All Complaints of Harassment Seriously.</A>
“Be quick in action, but cautious in speech,” says the Chinese proverb. Nothing could be truer for a prudent human resources professional or supervisor. Indeed, the Fourth Circuit’s recent decision in Howard v. Winter, 446 F.3d 559 (May 4, 2006), should serve as a cautionary tale of what is to be expected when one fails to be quick in action in responding to a complaint about harassment, and worse, incautious in speaking with the employee who is complaining.
Located On: Helms Mulliss & Wicker

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >Arrest and Conviction Records: So Why Aren’t the Felons Jellin?</A>
Recently, there has been significant media attention with regard to prior arrest and conviction records for public employees. For example, in the Village of Greendale, Wisconsin, a candidate was approved by the Police & Fire Commission to be on the eligibility list as a patrol officer. While the Village Fire & Police Commission later removed the candidate from the eligibility list, the case generated significant controversy.
Located On: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

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<a TARGET=“_blank”]EEOC sues Land O’Lakes for severance language[/url]
Twin Cities Pioneer Press - September 26, 2006

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 09/29 at 09:23 AM
Week in Review