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Paul David Godec

Paul Godec’s Legal Guides

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  • Ten Little-Known Concerns for Employers About Social Media

    Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and LinkedIn have become increasingly ubiquitous in society in general and in the workplace in particular.The ever-expanding use of social media by employees in the workplace presents many new challenges for employers.Unfortunatel...

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  • Common Interview Questions May Trigger Employment Claims

    During job interviews, employers try to gather as much information about applicants as possible.Yet, some questions may inquire about topics that employers should not consider before making a job offer.Indeed, many common and simple questions could create employment claims agains...

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  • NEW CASE CHALLENGES PUBLIC EMPLOYER’S MONITORING OF WHISTLE-BLOWERS’ PERSONAL EMAIL MESSAGES

    Can government employers monitor the personal email accounts of suspected whistleblowers?Can governmental employers monitor and seize private email messages from private email accounts only because employees viewed those messages through government-issued computers on government...

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  • NEW PSYCHIATRIC STANDARDS COULD MAKE EMPLOYERS CRAZY

    The American Psychiatric Association (APA) first published its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) in 1952.The DSM, and its subsequent revised editions, have since provided the most authoritative guidance on mental health disorders for health care practitioners, governmental ...

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  • EEOC Finds Widespread Employment Discrimination Based on Pregnancy and Care-Giving Responsibilities

    KF EMPLOYER ALERT: EEOC FindS Widespread employment Discrimination Based on Pregnancy and Care-giving Responsibilities Paul D. Godec, Esq., and Nancy Cornish Rodgers, Esq. Kissinger Fellman, P.C. Denver, Colorado (February 23, 2012) On February 15, 2012, the Equal Employme...

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  • TOP TEN CONCERNS ABOUT E-DISCOVERY IN LITIGATION

    Roughly, 92 percent of all new information created exists in digital or electronic form. About 99 percent of businesses use email, but only 39 percent have a formal email retention policy. These tendencies with respect to digital information create significant risks if litigation...

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  • PROPER EMPLOYEE EVALUATIONS MAY FOIL DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

    Courts have upheld the dismissals of age discrimination lawsuits because employers have extensively and properly documented the performance deficiencies of their employees. For instance, in 1987, an employee began working for Sprints predecessor. In 1990, the employee began work...

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