Just ask a plaintiff who not only lost on her state and federal discrimination and retaliation claims but, according to a New Jersey federal judge, “willfully deceived” both the employer-defendant and the Court “in bad faith and manipulated the judicial process.”
So, earlier this week, the judge really dropped the hammer. Please, Hammer, don’t hurt ’em. Continue reading
It’s kind of like one of those “your mama is so fat” one-up challenges I always used to giggle at on the school bus back in seventh grade. Except, instead of outdoing each other with “your mama” jokes, it’s employee-friendly legislation. And, no one is laughing.
Here’s what may be on tap for NJ workplaces.
It all began last week with a (possible) typographical error in a tweet from our 45th President, “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.”
But then President Trump doubled down on Twitter, “Who can figure out the true meaning of “covfefe” ??? Enjoy!” Well, his Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, told reporters, “The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant.”
Folks, you’re in luck! As part of that small group of people, I know exactly what President Trump met. You see, “covfefe” is the solution to all of your HR-compliance problems.
In 1968, when Philadelphia Eagles fans pelted Santa Claus with snowballs, the 19-year-old kid who dressed as Jolly Old St. Nick, took the onslaught like a champ! As frustrated as he may have been, the worst our Kris Kringle did was to tell a fan that he wouldn’t get any presents at Christmas. Continue reading
The uncertain future of a Philadelphia law that would preclude employers from asking job applicants and employees about their salary history has local companies about as calm and at ease as the Teen Titans doing the pee-pee dance.