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Earlier in the week, I shared four ways to BOTCH a sexual harassment investigation. My “muse” was an Employee Relations Department that caught the attention of the EEOC for its alleged poor handling of an employee’s complaints of sexual harassment.

But I appreciate a good comeback story, don’t you? And I’ve got one for you today. Continue reading


About a year ago, a media organization fired one of its reporters after it found his ‘inflammatory’ Instagram posts (NSFW) showing clips of his off-the-clock standup comedy routines.

Last week, an arbitrator, who found some of the reporter’s jokes ‘funny,’ ordered the company to rehire him. Continue reading

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