In a video posted on the company’s website, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson followed up his initial apology for last week’s incident in Philadelphia with additional details on how the company would try to avoid a similar event in the future. Continue reading
We’re gonna try a new feature here at The Employer Handbook.
It’s where I take a new U.S. Department of Labor Opinion Letter and tweak it as if someone is asking me for my opinion on the precise legal issue on which the DOL is being asked to opine, but with slightly different facts.
It can’t miss. Continue reading
I’ll be honest. Not only am I late by a day in recognizing Equal Pay Day, but I don’t know the etiquette.
Is it “happy”?
I can’t imagine why anyone would be happy about it. Heck, I just Googled and was immediately shown “11 Gender Wage Gap Statistics That Will Scare The Crap Out Of You.” Continue reading
Filed under: “Didn’t think I’d be saying that in 2018.”
But, it’s all good.
I am grateful to Ben Eubanks and the Northern Alabama Chapter of Society for Human Resource Management for this opportunity to debut my new and improved “My Employees Can Miss How Much Work?!? Managing the Challenges of Leave Under the FMLA and ADA?” to a fantastic audience of HR professionals in Huntsville, AL today.
Remember that time one of your employees:
- rode her bike,
- passed the President’s motorcade,
- was photographed giving him the middle finger, and
- became a national celebrity/spectacle (depending on your point of view)?
For an employee of a Virginia GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR (oops!), it resulted in her termination of employment late last year. (More on that here.)
As I say a silent prayer to the blogging gods, read on as I discuss the lawsuit the cyclist just filed against her former employer and offer some practical advice for employers. Continue reading