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Every July 1 since 2011, the New York Mets have paid Bobby Bonilla $1,193,248.20. That seems like a pretty reasonable annual payment for a six-time All-Star.

Except, here’s the thing. Mr. Bonilla is 59 years old and hasn’t played for the Mets in over 20 years. Continue reading


As an employment law mediator, my resume includes many years of private practice and service to some federal courts. But I cut my chops at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and have remained a volunteer mediator with the EEOC for over a decade.

If anyone asked me what I thought of the EEOC’s Mediation Program, I would’ve told employers and employees alike to embrace it as an effective way to resolve employment disputes without the time, cost, and risk associated with litigation.

But no one asked me.

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Enough with the “Can companies require employee COVID-19 vaccinations?” articles already! Yes, they probably can, subject to disability and religious accommodations.

But, what if, instead of an employer mandating vaccinations, an entire state did so for nearly all of its residents? No, I wasn’t just clickbaiting you with the title of this blog post. One state actually has a pending bill. Continue reading

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