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Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Stop Workplace Negativity With Email Surveillance. . . . Huh?

FDA officials developed "a wide-ranging surveillance operation" against a group of its own employees, according to the N.Y. Times . The federal agency is said to have surreptitiously captured "thousands of emails" that disgruntled...

Robin Shea
Is obesity a disability under the new ADA? Probably.

Is obesity a "disability" entitled to protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act? As our nation allegedly gets more zaftig this question could take on enormous significance. (By the way, did you know that Marilyn Monroe really...

Eric Meyer
TIP: Remind your employees to update Facebook privacy settings

A website called WeKnowWhatYoureDoing.com , which describes itself as a "social networking privacy experiment," has begun compiling publicly available Facebook status updates from your employees, which fall into one of four categories: ...

Donna Ballman
Top Six Illegal Policies In Your Employee Handbook

Your employee handbook contains lots of policies and procedures you're supposed to read and follow. But many handbooks contain policies the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) considers illegal. NLRB is usually thought of as the agency that regulates...

Jon Hyman
When defending employment cases, chasing attorneys' fees is a snipe hunt

My summer reading list includes Joel Stein's Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity . The book recounts the self-proclaimed effete Stein's journey to become more masculine in the wake of the birth of his son. In one chapter, Stein spends a weekend...