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This primer on employment law aims to help you understand the major employment laws and who they protect.

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The Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2009
Passage of this bill appears more likely now because President Barack Obama has spent much of his career fighting for civil rights.
Labor and Employment Law The Benefits of Changing Times: Health Plan Compliance in 2010
Employers sponsoring group health plans should confirm that plan documents and administrative procedures are consistent with the new rules effective Jan. 1, 2010.
RLA or NLRA? FedEx and UPS Follow the Money Trail
FedEx Express ground-service employees and UPS ground-service employees are covered by two different federal labor laws.
Federal Law Regarding Transgender Employees and Gender Identity Claims in the Workplace: An Overview
What kind of protection do transgendered individuals have in the workplace? What are the employer’s obligations, if any?
Law in the Last Frontier: Commemorating the District of Alaska’s 50th Anniversary
A review of some of the more significant state and federal cases that have shaped law and policy in Alaska.
Memories of the Last Frontier: Interviewing Alaska’s Territorial Lawyers
Alaska’s legal legends still thrive, and their ingenuity, tenacity, and independent spirit permeate Alaska’s present-day legal culture.