One report suggests that as many as 91% of employers use
social networking sites to screen potential employees, with as many as 69% of
employers rejecting a candidate because of information discovered on a social
site. I've written before about some of the risks employers face
Is discrimination ever legal? Most definitely. We all
discriminate all day, every day. For example, nearly every morning, I
discriminate against decaf coffee in favor the full-strength brew. The two pods
are similarly situated right there in the rack. They brew in the same amount of
time and cost...
Here in Florida, like many states, you can be fired for pretty much anything as long as it isn't discrimination, whistleblowing, making a worker's comp claim or some other protected activity. That means you can be fired because your boss doesn't like your hobby, your friends, the fact that...