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Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines
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Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines

With the multitude of federal and state employment laws and regulations that exist, it is easy to make costly errors.
Andre Lavoie
How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?
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How Dumb Is This Apple iPod Antitrust Suit?

The trial proceeds without a plaintiff because most class action suits are for the benefit of lawyers, not customers.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
This Surprising Trick Can Simplify Payroll
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This Surprising Trick Can Simplify Payroll

Learn the Kohler Payroll Matrix to make salaries easy to calculate.
Carly Okyle
States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration
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States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration

Seventeen states say the Obama administration acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants.
Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears
Global Business

Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears

Proper preparation can ease the path overseas -- and bring you the spike in business you dreamed of.
Adi Vaxman
Remember: Divorce Is Nothing Compared to Business Breakups
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Remember: Divorce Is Nothing Compared to Business Breakups

Strong businesses prepare for worst-case scenarios.
Carly Okyle
Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be
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Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be

The court will hear a discrimination case that seeks to make clear what accommodations employers must make to expecting mothers.
Claire Zillman
Will My Employer Sue Me for Starting My Own Business?
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Will My Employer Sue Me for Starting My Own Business?

You have ethics questions, and we have answers.
Gael O'Brien
Apple Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over iPod Allegations
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Apple Faces $1 Billion Lawsuit Over iPod Allegations

The suit claims that Apple abused a monopoly position in that iTunes music could only be played on iPods, unfairly blocking competing device makers.
EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion
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EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion

While parliament has no power to dismember a firm, the vote highlights the underlining, widespread concern among EU politicians about American dominance of the Internet industry.
Apple's $450 Million eBook Settlement Gets Final Court Approval
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Apple's $450 Million eBook Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

The deal resolves claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
The Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorships
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The Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorships

CPA Mark Kohler explains the advantages and disadvantages with this simple business structure.
Carly Okyle
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate
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Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

The massive project -- which could have benefited businesses large and small and created thousands of jobs -- faced mounting opposition from environmentalists and politicians.
Move Over DNA, Your Wearable Data Could Soon Be Used in the Courtroom
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Move Over DNA, Your Wearable Data Could Soon Be Used in the Courtroom

A Canadian personal injury case making use of a plaintiff's Fitbit data could set a global precedent.
Nina Zipkin