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EmployerLINC16 Seminar

‘Employers Under Pressure’ draws record attendance

More than 1,100 executives, human resource professionals and benefits managers registered for EmployerLINC16, McAfee & Taft’s annual labor, employment and employee benefits seminar held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on March 30 and at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Tulsa on April 5. This year’s theme, “Employers Under Pressure,” focused…

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Annual seminar offers employers real-world examples of costly, common mistakes

Hundreds of business owners, executives, human resources professionals and benefits managers attended EmployerLINC15, McAfee & Taft’s annual labor, employment and employee benefits seminar, at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Tulsa on April 28 and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on April 30, 2015.

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Sixth Circuit decision bucks trend on same‑sex marriage

The last several weeks and months have seen an unmistakable trend in federal court decisions paving the way for same-sex marriage in a majority of states. But just when it appeared that same-sex marriage might have gained unstoppable momentum, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals made its long-awaited decision regarding same-sex marriage bans in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee.

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Ebola answers for employers

It comes as no surprise that employers increasingly find themselves dealing with workplace challenges relating to Ebola. The issues tend to arise in two contexts: How should employers respond to employee concerns, and what steps should employers take to protect their workforce from the Ebola virus?

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LABOR RELATIONS » Unions in college football?

For some time, the NCAA, academic institutions and students have been debating how college athletes should be treated in terms of compensation, benefits and having a voice in college athletic decisions. Leave it to Northwestern University brainiacs to take the issue head-on and in an imaginative fashion.

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