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Ohio joins the fray on employers asking for social media passwords

It was only a matter of time before Ohio joined the list of states to introduce legislation that would prohibit employers from asking for social media passwords. Senate Bill 351 , introduced late last week, would amend Ohio's employment discrimination statue to make it an "unlawful discriminatory...

Are your policies updated to account for Ohio's new ban on texting while driving?

The statistics are enough to scare anyone from texting while driving: Drivers are 23 times more likely to crash while texting and driving. If you only take your eyes off the road for five seconds, at 55 mph, you've traveled the length of football field. As of last week, there is a...

Firing an employee? Tell them! (don't Milton the termination)

Office Space is one of the great movies about the modern workplace. One of its key plot lines involves sad sack employee Milton Waddams, who mumbles through the movie about his missing stapler and ever-moving desk. Amazingly, the company had laid off Milton years earlier without anyone telling him. When...