The heat is most definitely on.
Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board announced here that it wants your input — actually your lawyers will have to submit a brief — “on whether the Board should reconsider its standards for profane outbursts and offensive statements of a racial or sexual nature.”
Last year in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Supreme Court narrowly concluded that a court should enforce an agreement between an employer and employee to arbitrate claims individually notwithstanding workers’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act to engage in protected concerted activity. That decision did not sit well with several members of Congress.
If I were the boss, I’d fire anyone for talking in a public office restroom. Period. Full stop.
Recently, Nike unveiled a new ‘Just Do It’ advertising campaign centered around former National Football Leauge quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Here is the first commercial that aired. Controversy.
If you’re new to the field, you’ll have to take our word on it. But, HR-compliance professionals know that drafting an employee handbook that is 100% compliant got a lot tougher over the past several years. Let’s forget about paid-sick-leave laws, ban-the-box, and other state/local law matters. I’m just talking about how strict the National Labor […]
I have trained you well. We’re gonna cut the ropes to let you fight Tong Po. (Maybe, going with a random Kickboxer reference wasn’t the best metaphor for this audience.) Ok, let’s start over.
When will people learn? (Although, if they do, I’ll have less about which to blog.)
Read on, HR enthusiasts.
Humility is not my middle name. Actually, it’s “Hercules.” (It’s not Hercules). But, it’s not “Humility” either and I rarely turn down the opportunity to say, “I told you so.” So, remember when I told you a few weeks ago how NFL owners would have a tough time legally firing players who took a knee […]