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Businesses may be forced to reveal pay practices

The federal government announced its intent to gather additional pay information from larger employers, forcing all businesses with more than 100 workers to provide detailed information about their pay practices in an effort to address gender discrimination. If the president’s plan moves forward as expected, employers will be subject to a heightened pay transparency standard… Read More →

Natalie Virden joins Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan’s Phoenix office

Natalie B. Virden has joined Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan’s Phoenix Office as an Associate in the labor and employment group. Natalie B. Virden practices in the area of labor and employment law, with experience in wage and hour law, collective and class action lawsuits, and labor arbitration. Ms. Virden gained experience during her time as… Read More →

Labor attorney Ronald Stolkin joins Ballard Spahr in Phoenix

Two attorneys become shareholders

Ronald J. Stolkin, a nationally recognized labor and employment attorney, has joined Ballard Spahr as of counsel in the Phoenix office, Chair Mark Stewart announced. Mr. Stolkin focuses on counseling management on personnel practices, employee discipline matters, and labor relations. He has represented clients in a broad range of employment-related issues before the Equal Employment… Read More →

Social Media Series: Using Social Media Content to Inform Employment Decisions

Using Social Media Content to Inform Employment Decisions

This article is part of an ongoing series about social media in the workplace. We’re interested in your feedback/questions, so please comment and the authors may address your issue in their next article. Assuming that employers properly obtain personal information about an applicant from social media sites, employers still need to be careful to avoid… Read More →

Social Media Series: Using Social Media As Evidence In Lawsuits

Social Media as evidence
by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. When litigating against a former employee, the Internet can lead to an evidentiary goldmine for an employer. A former employee’s social media activity may provide evidence of the employee’s breaches, such as a violation of a non-competition provision or breach of confidentiality. Courts have addressed… Read More →