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Court gets the joke: Twitter "threat" didn't violate NLRA

USA - May 24 2022 I still think an emoji would have helped. A couple of years ago, I posted about a decision from an administrative law judge who found that Ben…

EEOC issues guidance on use of AI in hiring

USA - May 18 2022 While still complying with the ADA. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued some helpful guidance on Friday related to employers' use of…

ABCs of Employment Law: Retaliation

USA - May 6 2022 NOTE FROM ROBIN: In March, I began a series of very basic explanations of the federal laws that govern the workplace. The first installment covered…

Is this lawsuit crazy smart, or just crazy?

USA - April 28 2022 Are customers who use self-checkout entitled to be paid for it? NOTE FROM ROBIN: At least one California lawyer thinks so. He recently filed a lawsuit…

The $450,000 workplace birthday party

USA - April 22 2022 There was this disability discrimination issue . . . An employer who shall remain nameless had a tradition of throwing a little Birthday party for…

ABCs of employment law: Religious accommodation

USA - April 15 2022 Second post in our series. NOTE FROM ROBIN: Last month, I posted the first in what will be a series of very basic explanations of the federal laws…

It's time to submit your EEO-1 data!

USA - April 13 2022 Starting today. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced that employers can submit their EEO-1 "Component 1" data starting today…

Employers, get ready for a "bumpy night"

USA - April 6 2022 Plans for the "new" EEOC. As I have posted many times, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission still has a 3-2 Republican majority, but that will…

Obligatory Academy Award post (Will Smith v. Chris Rock)

USA - April 1 2022 Here's how an HR pro would have handled it. THE OSCAR ALWAYS SWINGS TWICE By Robin E. Shea (based on a true story) There I was, a hard-boiled…

ABCs of employment law: Discrimination

USA - March 25 2022 A new series. NOTE FROM ROBIN: For months, I've been thinking about doing a series of posts with very basic explanations of the federal laws that…