WIRTW #355 (the “paraskevidekatriaphobia” edition)

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via employeescreenIQ Blog Does Your Office Have Dating Policies and Guidelines? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Furious Lobbying Continues Ahead of New FLSA Regulations — via Wage & Hour Insights Is Ohio’s Minimum Wage On the Rise? — Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. Fragapane Phobia is the fear of celebrating birthdays. Today is my birthday, and, thankfully, I suffer from neither of these phobias. Happy birthday to me.

WIRTW #360 (the “one shining moment” edition)

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March Madness is now if full swing, with 20 games down, and 47 to go (at least as this post goes live). via employeescreenIQ Blog Federal judge reincarnates atheist’s religious bias claims — via Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook blog Parental Leave Can’t Just Be for Mothers — via Harvard Business Review Social Media & Workplace Technology Believe This? How’s your bracket doing? The always awesome Rhett Miller feels your pain (in song).

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WIRTW #356 (the “rock hall” edition)

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Since Joan Jett is one of this year’s inductees, the Rock Hall has invited my daughter’s School of Rock band for an encore performance of last month’s Joan Jett show — April 11, at 5 pm , on the big stage at the Rock Hall. Norah’s very sincere comment when I told her: “Some people wait their whole lives to play at the Rock Hall — I’m only 8.” You may have heard that Cleveland has the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

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When Big Data Meets HR — via employeescreenIQ Blog Law firms clash over laptops taken by departing lawyers — via ABA Journal Daily News Compliance concerns for 2015 and beyond, Part 1: Social media — via InsideCounsel The Emergence of Cybersecurity Law — via Ride The Lightning What Does the Anthem Breach Mean For You? — o your employees feel appreciated? Today is Employee Appreciation Day.

WIRTW #348 (the “blackheart” edition)

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And then Norah took the stage with Joan Jett’s Crimson and Clover : If you''re in Cleveland, you can see Norah perform this (and other Joan Jett songs) with her full band on Sunday, January 18 and Saturday, January 24, at the Music Box Supper Club. via Evil Skippy at Work The Origins of Sexual Harassment — via Workplace Prof Blog Is a dumb joke sexual harassment? —

WIRTW #347 (the “bad santa” edition)

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via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Accommodating service animals in the workplace — via HR Hero Line “Oh Wow, You Look So Pretty I Can’t Even Concentrate” (Part II) — via Employment Discrimination Report Sexual Harassment Investigations — via Employment Essentials The EEOC and wellness programs: coming home to roost? — A big thank you to NPR’s Yuki Noguchi , who interviewed me for a story on office holiday parties gone badly, which ran on Wednesday’s Morning Edition.

WIRTW #362 (the #rockweek2015 edition)

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Our urban renaissance continues at warp speed. At 2:30 pm, School of Rock will perform a set of music by 2015 inductee Joan Jett, featuring (among others) Norah Hyman on guitar and vocals. A video posted by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Jan 24, 2015 at 9:33am PST Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Young v. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Wearables in the office: Security risk? — Cleveland is popping. We landed the 2016 Republican Convention.

WIRTW #376 (the “…I’ll only disappoint you…” edition)

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via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog 4th Cir. I thought I’d try something different today by bringing you a musician I’ve recently discovered— Courtney Barnett. She’s a guitar playing, Australian, singer-songwriter, whose songs mix crunchy, grungy guitar riffs with catchy lyrical turns of phrases about otherwise mundane topics of everyday life such as house hunting (DePreston) and organic foods (Dead Fox). Oh, and she absolutely rocks. Need proof?

WIRTW #357 (the “proud papa” edition)

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via Above the Law A social media lesson to share with your workforce — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog HR & Employee Relations Should an employer fight unemployment? via Evil Skippy at Work Why Workplace Accidents Tend to Happen Late in a Project — via Harvard Business Review Wage & Hour Can the Employer Legally Cut an Employee’s Pay? — My kids go to an amazing school.

WIRTW #350 (the “bad reputation” edition)

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If you love live music and find yourself looking for something to do on January 18 at 3 pm, or January 24 at 1 pm, School of Rock Strongsville will be presenting The Music of Joan Jett, featuring my very own Norah Hyman on guitar and vocals. Both shows are at The Music Box , 1148 Main Ave., Allow me to take off my law blogger hat for a moment, and switch to my concert promoter hat.