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Company-specific legal question closing [duplicate]

We often close questions with the reason "Questions seeking advice on company-specific regulations, agreements, or policies should be directed to your manager or HR department. Questions that ...
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How do I deal with the fact that I'm awesome and everyone around me sucks?

This seems to be the default structure of workplace questions. From the current front page: Dealing with co-workers intentionally working slower to milk their work hours? How to not let co-worker's ...
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Custom Off-Topic Close Reasons Change

We have updated the custom off-topic close reasons according to two discussions held here on meta. The close reasons below are our new off-topic close reasons. As answers to this question, I am making ...
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What criteria do we need for questions regarding the law/regulations to be allowed?

We have had multiple discussions on what constitutes legal advice here: Are employment law questions off-topic? Defining the on-topic / off-topic line on questions that could be answered by a lawyer ...
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Custom Close Reasons for The Workplace

I am delaying moving forward with this until we resolve the problematic parts as brought up by several users including Chad, jcmeloni, and mxyzplk. It isn't going away, but we want to make sure that ...
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If we avoid legal advice, why do we have a law tag?

I saw this question and the comment that caught me off guard was this bit: Alright I'll move it away, I figured since there was a "law" tag that it was applicable Why do we have a law tag? I saw ...
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The tag wikis could use some love. What should a great Workplace tag wiki include?

I've been looking through the tag wikis and many of them are one-line, blank, or conflate the excerpt with the rest of the wiki. Compared to best-practice examples from other SE sites, our tag wikis ...
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What's the [legal] tag for?

We have a legal tag for some reason. After some debate on Meta, questions that require lawyers are off topic in the FAQ. I admit there are some questions with a slight common law focus that could be ...
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Why does a bounty suspend topicality?

There is a question that to me appears to be appears to be clearly off-topic in that it deals with regulations and legal matters. The name alone tells one that: Are revenue or profit sharing ...
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'On-Topic' and 'Off-Topic' sections of the help center

Now that we have graduated, I think we should re-visit this discussion. As an official site, we should strive to clearly state what is on- and off-topic here to help guide new users to become ...
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Codifying instructions for how to get a lawyer

In a recent question, one of the answers included the recommendation to essentially "get a lawyer". This spurred a discussion in the comments indicating that this advice is often included in Workplace ...
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(REOPENED) Reopen “Traveling time count as working”

The question Traveling time count as working was closed for being a legal question. However, I believe this falls under the types of legal questions that most HR professionals should be able to answer....
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(REOPENED) Why is “illegal questions in Switzerland” closed as off-topic?

Are there any illegal job interview questions in Switzerland? asks whether questions about race, religion, etc are illegal in Switzerland like they are in the US. The question is closed with the "...
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What is “legal advice”?

We say that questions asking for legal advice are off-topic (rightly so). I always thought this meant "what should I do in this situation?" (which may also be too localized), or "what exactly does ...
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This question doesn't ask for legal advice, but the answers are mostly legal. What should be done?

Currently the top answer to this question has at least one answer, a Law SE answer and a few comments with sources (buried by move-to-chat) that suggest that it is factually wrong. The issue that the ...

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