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Can Employees Refuse a Pay Increase – Ask #HR Bartender

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I’ve always (jokingly) said that the one thing I can count on is an employee not refusing a pay increase. He said that I need to speak with HR, who said they can’t take the pay increase back because it’s a law in Massachusetts and would look like the company is discriminating against me.

Are You Considering A Career In Human Resources?

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Before I started my career in Human Resources , I had a perception that the HR lady sat behind a desk the entire day, listening to people complain about problems at work, pushing a box of tissues across the table to emotional employees and dispensing motherly advice. Employee Benefits.

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WIRTW #406 (the “April Fools” edition)

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Discrimination. Lighten up, baby,” and other harassment “best practices” for employers — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Hiring Felons: 6 Rules Employers Need to Know — via ERC Insights Blog. HR & Employee Relations. Labor Relations.

WIRTW #400 (the “400th” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. 5 things I don’t like about the EEOC’s “pay survey” proposal — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Muslim Employees Fired Over Prayer Breaks — via Joe’s HR and Benefits Blog. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #372 (the “bad work day” edition)

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Let’s go the replay : Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. Can Employee Display a Confederate Flag on Facebook as Free Speech? Or Can Employer Take Action? — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. via Minnesota Employer.

WIRTW #478 (the “Fake ID” edition)

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Discrimination. Does the ADA require you to favor minimally-qualified disabled employees over rock-star job applicants? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. via Employment Matters Blog. Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer — via Suits by Suits.

WIRTW #344 (the “potty police” edition)

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Do you know what rights your employees have to use the bathroom at work? On November 11, from 3 – 4 pm, Jeff Nowak and I will be hosting a TweetChat on the evolving rights of pregnant employees in the workplace. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Do Accused Harassers Have a Right to Be Heard? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Racial talk at work? Beware of reverse discrimination. —

WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Deep Dive Into CHRO Case Statistics Show Increases in “Harassment” Claims | Connecticut Employment Law Blog — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. Should Employers Ditch Diversity Training? —

WIRTW #500 (the “500th” edition)

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It’s since morphed into what I hope is a useful weekly resource for employers to find the best labor and employment blog posts each week. Second-guessing the advice columns: #MeToo edition — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. via Ann Fromholz’s Law That Works.

WIRTW #425 (the “tschüss” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Title VII and sexual orientation bias, revisited — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. EEOC Rules That “Don’t Tread On Me” Hat Might Be Racially Offensive — via The Employment Brief. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #461 (the “Nörha’s School of Music” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. What You Need to Know About Emoji Law (Yes, That’s a Thing) — via Law.com. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #439 (the “Texas teardrops” edition)

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If both cases go employers’ way, the DOL will definitely be crying Texas tears over its Thanksgiving turkey. Here’s what else I read this week: Discrimination. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Employers: Groping An Employee Is Still Illegal — via FisherBroyles.