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When it comes to politics, there is not much on which the two sides of the aisle see eye to eye. I’ll admit it, several of my blog posts about new bills in Congress may grab your attention. However, they have little chance at becoming law. In the blogging business nerd writing, we call that attention seeking “clickbait.”

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By Richiek – Own work CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

On December 13, 2020, the New York Mets announced that the club had named Jared Porter the team’s 14th General Manager in franchise history. Porter agreed to a four-year contract. In just over a month since then, the team had made some blockbuster trades for stars like Francisco Lindor, Carlos Carasco, and Joey Lucchesi. Things were looking up for the Mets.

However, yesterday, the same day that the team announced the Lucchesi trade, new majority team owner Steve Cohen tweeted that the team had fired Mr. Porter. What the heck happened?!?

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In Tuesday’s installment of “Amy Coney Barrett Week” at The Employer Handbook, we explored Judge Barrett’s determination that a jury’s $300K national original discrimination award should survive appeal.

Today, I have another case for you in which Judge Barrett handled the appeal of a jury verdict for the plaintiff. But, this time, the plaintiff is none other than the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionContinue reading

We’re in the middle of a pandemic. While telework and ‘social distancing’ don’t eliminate the possibility of a sexual harassment claim, let’s face it, we’re not exactly in the same #MeToo world as we were last year. But that doesn’t mean that businesses can take sexual harassment any less seriously.

Because you never know when an incident may arise. Like maybe…

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Our first full day of London sightseeing is in the books. Not only did I leave and return home to our VRBO with four children — #DadOfTheYear — but I also found a suitable protector for the many barrels of local whiskey that I’m gate-checking at Heathrow when I return home.

It was a good day. Continue reading

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