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Top Legal Issues for HR Pros to Watch

From labor lawyers Richard Brann and Patrick Stanron, speakers at the recent LEAP conference is Las Vegas, comes a list of the biggest legal threats HR should look out for during the remainder of the year: 1. The biggest HR threat of the year is that of retaliation. For employees who find it difficult to win higher-caliber [...]

From labor lawyers Richard Brann and Patrick Stanron, speakers at the recent LEAP conference is Las Vegas, comes a list of the biggest legal threats HR should look out for during the remainder of the year:

1. The biggest HR threat of the year is that of retaliation. For employees who find it difficult to win higher-caliber cases, such as discrimination and harassment suits, may have much more luck with a retaliation claim. Retaliation claims are the most frequent, and hence most costly, cases that companies lose.

2. New forms of harassment complaints are appearing in huge numbers in order to take advantage of outdated harassment policies that don’t effectively address such cases as workplace bullying and other non-traditional types of harassment.

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