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Sexual Harassment

- A male assistant manager at a truck stop filed charges of sexual harassment when the company responded to his complaint by forcing him to move to another location 120 miles away; the courts ruled that it constituted an adverse action.

Religious Discrimination

- A medical testing company was sued by a former employee for religious discrimination, because it wanted him to work Saturday, his Sabbath. The court ruled in the company's favor, finding no religious discrimination.

Working Through Emotional Turmoil

- How should managers deal with their staff's emotional problems after a crisis?

I Spy Your Company Secrets

- A lot of information about your company is accessible to competitors, and the smart ones are busy collecting it to gain a competitive edge. But there are ways to thwart such efforts.

Drug Testing

- Workers in safety-sensitive positions, who must be drug tested, showed record low use in 2006 according to Quest Diagnostics - Drug Testing Index. When random testing is done on the general work force, usage rates are higher - 5.5 percent compared to 1.5 percent.

Employment

- Employers cannot question the accuracy of job applicants' Social Security numbers, ruled a federal district court. However, employers can ask where they were born and if they filed tax returns.

Workplace Violence

- An employer was wrong to fire a violent bipolar employee, ruled a federal appeals court. Previous courts have ruled that employers need not tolerate violent behavior from any employee.

Towers of Integrity: Rebuilding Fraud Free

- As Manhattan rebuilds at the former World Trade Center site, the opportunities for fraud will be as monumental as the projects. The city is ready.

Jane's Facility Security Handbook, Second Edition

- This handbook-sized security guide will not take up too much room on your desk or bookshelf, but size, in this case, does not matter.

Screening in Southeast Asia-Pacific

- The problem of padded résumés in the Asia-Pacific region.

Testing Robotic Help for Rescue Workers

- In the not too distant future, instead of a dashing firefighter saving you from a blaze single-handedly, you may also have to thank the kin of C-3PO.

Eastern Inscrutability: Piracy on the High Seas

- The endless fight against piracy on the high seas.

One for the Books

- Protecting the iconic Strand Book Store's - 18 miles of books - in New York City.
 




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