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Supreme Court Poised to Make Its Mark On Employment Law

June 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Halfway through the current administration, it’s unlikely there will be much significant employment legislation passed between now and the next election. With the Democrats controlling the House of Representatives, it doesn’t really matter what laws the president proposes and the […]


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Boss, You Can’t Say That—It’s Retaliation”

June 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

When a federal jury in a retaliation case hands a $1.5 million verdict to a Phoenix police sergeant, the case gets my attention. The April 10, 2019, verdict made headlines in the Arizona Republic, where the lawyer for Sergeant Jeffrey […]


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Here’s Why Tesla’s Move to Block Anonymous Employee Complaints Will Absolutely Backfire

June 6, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

Tesla blocked its employees from talking about them on Blind. Blind is an app where you can chat anonymously about your work, but the catch is you have to verify that you work for the company you say you do. […]


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McDonald’s Faces 23 New Sexual Harassment Complaints

May 22, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

McDonald’s is the first job for many people. The wages aren’t high and they tend to hire people without a lot of experience for many of their positions. This is fabulous and they should be praised for giving people their […]


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Harvard Makes a Huge Mistake In Firing Professor for Doing His Job

May 13, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

Harvard said that they would not renew Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife, Stephanie Robinson, positions as faculty deans of Winthrop House, a dorm for undergraduate student after student protest Why were students upset? Because Sullivan is not […]


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Early Facebook executives have reached a surprising consensus about the company’s power

May 10, 2019

Via: The Verge

Of the four people credited as co-founders as Facebook, Chris Hughes’ contributions are perhaps the most unusual for a startup employee. Unlike Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz, he did not write code. Unlike Eduardo Saverin, he did not contribute to […]


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7 Lawsuits Claim Amazon Fires Pregnant Women

May 9, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

Amazon is all about the money. They fully admit to firing people based on a computer algorithm. They also are a huge company, with over 600,000 employees. With that many employees, you’ll end up with a lot of pregnant women–each […]


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What Happens When Your SHRM or HRCI Certification Expires

May 7, 2019

Via: Blogging4Jobs

As recruiting and HR professionals, we work long hours and it’s hard to keep track of activities and learning sessions that can support our SHRM or HRCI certification, much less get the information submitted on time. If you let your […]


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Supreme Court to Bring Clarity to Gay, Transgender Protections in Workplace

April 24, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Employers can look forward to learning whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal antidiscrimination law, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take up three cases that will provide clarity on the issue. The Court […]


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Worker Who Quit Can’t Pursue Claims of Race and Age Bias

April 16, 2019

Via: SHRM

An employee who voluntarily left her job couldn’t sue her former employer for race and age discrimination, the California Court of Appeal ruled. Although the employee claimed that her supervisor made her job so stressful she had no choice but […]