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Well, I can’t guarantee success, now can I? Especially if you’re an employer, amirite? But, this new Guide to Board Procedures from the National Labor Relations Board will help your attorney better understand Board procedures and processes. Sounds awesome! And, for the rest of you, it’ll help cure your insomnia.

Shhh…if you’re real quiet before the sandman comes, you can actually hear the little clicks from the handful of people who opened this post.

Tomi Lahren by Gage Skidmore.jpgUntil a few weeks ago, I had no idea what a “Tomi Lahren” was?

However, it seems that a lot of folks have heard of her. And, since she’s now suing Glenn Beck and her former employer, TheBlaze, Inc., for wrongful termination, I get to write about it.

And generate some quality clickbait.

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Philadelphia City Hall

Earlier this year, Philadelphia passed a law banning employers from asking about a job applicant’s salary history. In that blog post, I foreshadowed a possible lawsuit from business groups to block the law, which would otherwise take effect on May 23.

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So, glad you asked.

In a nutshell, the consensus was that training, vocational and apprenticeship programs are essential to creating more employment opportunities for workers. While technology and removing barriers for folks with disabilities could create more opportunities for more educated workers; one panelist cited President Trump’s push for infrastructure investment as a way to create jobs for blue collar workers.

For more on yesterday’s meeting at the EEOC, here is the EEOC press release. I took the liberty of curating the live tweet stream here. And, you can find bios and written testimony from the panelists here.

Puzzle Mosaic Riddle Secret Mystery Mixture

The biggest impact on employers, when the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act took effect on January 1, 2009, was to downplay whether an employee actually had a disability, and get businesses focusing more on whether there existing a reasonable accommodation that would permit an employee to perform the essential functions of the job.

Many management-side employment lawyers joked that, under the ADAAA, everyone had a disability. That’s how easy it was to establish.

Well, except maybe a cleft palate.

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“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”