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Employee makes racist Facebook posts, and company must pay him $100,000. Yep, that’s it. Continue reading

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Here’s a pro tip for you:

The next time you land an awesome internship, avoid exchanging tweets similar to the redacted ones in the screenshot up there. Especially with someone who is on the council that oversees the company with which you just received the internship. This pro tip applies even if you don’t know that the person is on the council when you tweet. It’s a bad look and doesn’t bode well for your long-term internship prospects. Continue reading

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Yep, it’s that time of year.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Training Institute is hosting its Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference in Washington, DC.  Continue reading

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Remember the woman who…

Whatever happened to that lawsuit? Continue reading

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My thorough rundown of all things Bryan Colangelo will have to wait until next week when I serve as a guest contributor to the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Today, however, I’ve got your hook up! Continue reading

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In case you missed it, last Friday I slipped into the vortex to detail the amazing story of the 76ers’ president of basketball operations and general manager, Bryan Colangelo, and five Twitter burner accounts with which he may be associated. Several of these accounts were used to talk smack about 76ers players, other league Executives, leak medical information, and more!

One theory that was gaining traction was that a few of the accounts were possibly linked to Colangelo’s wife!

That’s original. Except, maybe not. Continue reading

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On the same day that Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores to train its employees on implicit bias (full curriculum here), an outspoken Hollywood celebrity stole the headlines with an explicitly-racist tweet. Continue reading

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