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After reading 133 pages of transcripts from yesterday’s two (1, 2) oral arguments in the three LGBT workplace rights cases pending before the Supreme Court, three things are clear to me: Continue reading

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Many of you have Googled or otherwise searched for a job candidate online before extending an official offer. I imagine that there were times that you found something objectionable that caused you to reconsider the offer.

But, how many of you have actually gone so far as to publicize your selection process on social media and shame the candidate? Continue reading

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Whether you were celebrating the second day of Rosh Hashanah, otherwise too busy at work, or love relistening to FMLA webinars, check out a recording of the webinar I presented with a few others yesterday for the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). Continue reading

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Often, when I present at HR events on reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, I’m asked about how to deal with disciplining employees who wait until after the performance issues arise and the progressive discipline follows to request an accommodation.

Specifically, do you have to excuse prior performance issues that may have been disability-related? The answer was no.

And based on this federal court opinion I read recently, the answer is still no. Continue reading

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