Last week's post about whether
certain employees in the news deserved to be fired , in addition to
generating some great comments from readers, got me thinking about firings in
I don't like to fire people.
And I know what you're...
Is your company an EEOC target?
before about the Strategic
Enforcement Plan of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
which was officially adopted last December, and the Commission's
priorities. Last week, EEOC Commissioner...
In my last post, in response to the bombings at the
Boston Marathon, I
talked about some ways that employers can prevent violence in the workplace
and even avoid hiring the type of employee who might become violent. (Realizing,
of course, that there...
First responders in West, Texas*. Sales clerks in the
stores near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Staff of the District
Attorney's office in Kaufman County, Texas. Teachers and administration at
Sandy Hook Elementary. Ticket-takers and...
Five quick ones from the harassment world, plus a
"bonus track" involving our old friends Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa
This is sexual
harassment? On what planet? Employment
Law360 (paid subscription required) reports that a court...
earlier post on why the "gender pay gap" is mostly bogus
generated a great discussion in the comment box. In the hopes of keeping it
going, this week I'd like to talk about some of the discrimination or
Last spring I had the honor of talking
about equal pay legislation with Stephanie Thomas on her podcast The
Proactive Employer . My counterpart and the star of the show was Lilly
Yes. That Lilly Ledbetter. Lilly Ledbetter of the