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Is that really a thing? A citizen’s arrest?

Tell ’em Big Bird. (I think that’s from the same episode where Elmo tried to effect a citizen’s arrest on Oscar The Grouch by sitting on top of his trash can until the Sesame Street PD arrived. But, I may be mistaken.) Continue reading

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After a two year hiatus, the EEOC reconvened its Select Task Force on Harassment yesterday to hear from an array of scholars, attorneys, other stakeholders about ways to promote a harassment-free workplace. Continue reading

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Now, it’s up to the voters.

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill that will require the City to provide sexual-harassment training to all of its employees and officers.

In May, when City residents go to the polls, they will decide whether to amend the Home Rule Charter to require this annual training. Continue reading

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When this happened, you knew that I had to do some celebrating. Twice.

So, the fam and braved the long lines (during which my young children got quite a vocabulary lesson) and headed into Philadelphia on Thursday for the Philadelphia Eagles parade. Just us and a few million strangers.

But, football season is over. I’ve caught my breath. I’m back in employment lawyer blogger mode with a 3-in-1 post today. Continue reading

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Still recovering from a late night of Super Bowl watching, I was looking forward to mailing it in today with a blog post that isn’t exactly going to break any word-count records. So today, I tip my hat to my friends at Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily who reported yesterday on SHRM’s “Harassment-Free Workplace Series: A Focus on Sexual Harassment.”

This is the first part of the SHRM series. It seems like nice blogging fodder. And God bless them, it’s basically a big infographic. Continue reading

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You know what? Strike that. Milk was a bad choice.

When a car dealership allegedly rehired the guy who supposedly drugged and assaulted a female co-worker — now the plaintiff in this action — it bought itself a viable hostile work environment claim. Continue reading

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You were expecting a different start to 2018 at The Employer Handbook?

“‘Black-hearted’ mum gets Pizza Hut employee fired for saucy joke written in box.”

I adore that subheader. But, I can’t take credit for it. It comes from a UK tabloid. (We may have won the Revolutionary War, but the Brits still win the headline battles.) The tabloid story is about, well, res ipsa loquitor.

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