I’m gonna throw a little employment law at this Matt Patricia – Detroit Lions Sexual Assault saga

The Employer Handbook

By Governor Tom Wolf from Harrisburg, PA [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons On February 5, 2018, the Detroit Lions named former New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia as the team’s new Head Coach.

I’m gonna throw a little employment law at this Matt Patricia – Detroit Lions Sexual Assault saga

The Employer Handbook

By Governor Tom Wolf from Harrisburg, PA [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons On February 5, 2018, the Detroit Lions named former New England Patriots Defensive Coordinator Matt Patricia as the team’s new Head Coach.

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Courts Uphold Dismissal of Fired NFL Coach’s Defamation Claims

HR Daily Advisor

After he left the team because of harassment, a workplace investigation led to the firing of one of the coaches. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Alabama, Florida, and Georgia—recently dismissed the fired coach’s defamation lawsuit.

Feature Interview: Theresa Strickland, HR Advisor & Coach


The first expert we’ve chosen to feature is Theresa Strickland , an HR Advisor and Leadership Coach based in Silicon Valley, CA. A coaching style of management works best for these discussions.

The Secret Sauce of Success?

Something Different

misclassified its operations coaches and trainees as exempt employees in order to stiff them of overtime pay, saving the fast-food chain millions of dollars. Labor and Employment Law Personal Development hr human resources

EEOC claims $486 million for victims of workplace bias in 2019

Business Management Daily

Most employers understand their obligation under the ADA to hire otherwise qualified disabled applicants who can perform the essential functions of a job with or without a reasonable accommodation. That’s the lesson recently learned by an employer that should have known better.

California Supreme Court Deals Blow to Gig Economy

HR Daily Advisor

Over the last 10 years, analysts have told of the decline of traditional employment in favor of independent contractors and the so-called gig economy. I recommended against it while, one by one, businesses were deemed employers by labor commissioners and courts.

Firing Employee Who Made Threats: Opposition Isn’t Always Protected

HR Daily Advisor

The Iowa Court of Appeals recently found that an employee who made violent threats on Facebook couldn’t sue her former employer for retaliation after she was terminated. A black female employee had 5 years’ tenure with her employer when she began having serious attendance problems.

Don’t Let an Offhanded Comment Bring About a Lawsuit

HR Daily Advisor

The problem with approaching the performance review process with dread is that many employers succumb to common pitfalls that render evaluations more harmful than helpful. Diversity Insight Employment Law discharge Home Depot negligent misrepresentation supervisors

University of Tennessee in Legal Hot Water Over Botched Hiring of Greg Schiano

HR Daily Advisor

Some of you may have heard of the legal entanglement surrounding the University of Tennessee’s botched hiring of controversial coach Greg Schiano. The Tennessee coaching search has produced high drama over the past two weeks. Currie’s Employment Status.

The latest thing you can’t ask employees to do: New ruling

HR Morning

Yet another common employer policy has come under fire from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). It has said it gives employees the unequivocal right to discuss the terms and conditions of their employment.

NLRA: Court Affirms Confidentiality Agreement Is Unlawful

HR Daily Advisor

Although confidentiality agreements that prohibit employees from discussing their salaries, benefits, or internal disciplinary investigations with other employees may sound reasonable, such policies generally violate federal labor law. At Issue: The Employer’s Policies.


HR Management

Get it wrong and a company can face uncapped liabilities totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars… think about Adverse Action, OH&S and Common Law claims. Remember it is the employer who is enforcing these changes on their employees, so a duty of care certainly exists. Furthermore, by subjecting employees to this trauma it is incumbent on the terminating employer to provide timely counselling and support to all affected personnel.

How HR can improve the remote-worker experience


a software-based employee-coaching platform, who also had a six-year stint in HR at three Marsh & McLennan companies. Employment Law Engagement HR Leadership HR Technology Performance Management Recruiting Retention Talent Acquisition Talent Management Top Stories Work/Family

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Give Your New Managers the Tools to Succeed

HR Bartender

When managers are focused on that one job, they hire the best talent, train for success, coach for high performance, and retain employees. A manager onboarding program includes skills that managers need the minute they become a manager such as workforce management and employment law.

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I’m a New Manager. Now What?

HR Bartender

When managers are focused on their job, they hire the best talent, train for success, coach for high performance, and retain employees. A manager onboarding program includes skills that managers need the minute they become a manager such as workforce management and employment law. Every new manager has that moment. After the promotion or new hire into a management role, they’re responsible for leading their team in accomplishing company goals.

The 10 Basic Skills that Every Manager Should Have

HR Bartender

For example, they can learn how to approve time cards, the key elements in an employment law, or the steps in conducting a good interview. First and foremost, managers are coaches. There are many skills that managers can learn on the job.

4 Ways To Create A More Stable & Healthy Work Environment

Get Hppy

Know the Employment Laws & have Rules, Policies & Guidelines in Place. If you fail to educate yourself on state employment laws and regulations, you may find yourselves in deep water with the law. Assign Individual Coaches or Mentors.

Upcoming HR Events Ireland & UK, April 2018


DisruptHR Cork believes that the way employers have approached people and talent in the past, will not be how it is done in the future. Education Law Update . Understand the relevance of recent case law to your school and the work that you do. Sources of employment law.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Interns (And How to Avoid Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Though internships can be mutually beneficial for interns and the organizations that employ them, there's a lot that can go wrong as well. To avoid disappointing all the parties involved and avoiding legal trouble or bad press, companies must comply with federal laws and commit time, effort and personnel to creating a strong internship program. employment law expert Chaya Mandelbaum , Partner at Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP.

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18


Executive Coaching for individuals, developing teams, and advancing organizations. Coach. hkemploymentlaw : Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP, helping employers and higher education institutions navigate ever-changing legal landscapes. RobBoonin : Employment Law Attorney for Management.

WIRTW #498 (the “blarney” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Have you ever thought about what the Patron Saint of Ireland can teach us about employment-law compliance? Let Go of Welcomeness — via Kate Bischoff’s tHRive Law & Consulting LLC. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Photo by Khara Woods on Unsplash.

13 great HR magazines you should be reading


It frequently breaks exclusives about new benefits that employers have launched and offers ample case studies to inspire your reward strategies. . Its coverage of employment law is particularly strong, which is hardly surprising given its close association with XpertHR. .

5 nonprofit HR challenges and how to fix them


There is often a great deal of pressure on nonprofit managers and employees with little time to focus on employment concerns. Challenge 1: Employment law compliance. But, just because nonprofits are tax-exempt doesn’t mean they are labor law-exempt, too.

Spotlight on HR: Carmen Torres

Recruiters Lineup

In 2001, I accepted lower pay and started my first official role in HR at Ameriflight in Burbank, a company with over 600 employees; the perfect type of employer to learn every aspect of HR and in a manner that I still practice today.

Decreasing the Generational Divide

HRO Today

According to Anthony Oncidi, partner and head of the Labor and Employment Law Group in the Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose LLP , “‘Ok, boomer’ may contribute to a claim of age harassment or discrimination if it’s characterized as an ‘offensive or derogatory remark about a person’s age.’

WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

A couple of months ago I wrote a post entitled, When You Discover That You Employ a Nazi. Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Then Be Afraid of Halloween — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog.

How Radical Candor Can Change Your Company’s Leadership Style and Culture


I just finished an amazing book by CEO coach, former Google and Apple exec Kim Scott called Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. When it comes to why (from the same report): 32% of employees said they need to leave their job to move forward in their career and 86% of employees said it is important for employers to provide learning opportunities. Understand that Radical Candor doesn’t mean we ignore compliance and employment laws.

WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Sexual Harassment has a major impact on NYC employers — via Mike Haberman’s Omega HR Solutions. Age Discrimination Suit Because Job Posting Asked for “No More Than ‘X’ Years of Experience” — via Michigan Employment Law Advisor. via Work Place Coach Blog News.

WIRTW #469 (the “rock the lot” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. As If Leave Laws Aren’t Complicated Enough – Don’t Forget That Leave Can Be a Reasonable Accommodation — via Trade Secret / Noncompete Blog. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog.

7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional


Depending on our role within human resources, we are often cast as the expert on employment law, human resources and compliance topics. While I am supportive of foundational knowledge of human resources and employment law, experience is the best teacher here.

Masters of Fundamentals

Robin Schooling

Human resources practitioners must be masters of employment law, compensation, benefits, recruitment, employee relations and performance management. We must demonstrate our competence whether conducting investigations, coaching managers or leading change initiatives.

WIRTW #458 (the “update” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

It’s the last thing you want to hear at your employee-client’s deposition — via Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook Blog. via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. 10th Circuit: Employers Must Accommodate Pregnant Employees Who Have Restrictions — via HR Daily Advisor.

want your managers to be more successful? onboard them.

O.C. Tanner

They need to hire the best employees and then train and coach them for high performance. Employment laws like Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) or the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). *2016 SHRM Presenter. Being a manager is a tough job. The company expects so much from managers.

WIRTW #478 (the “Fake ID” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. via Employment Matters Blog. Pro Wrestling Photo Not Enough to Pin Employer — via Suits by Suits. Cyber Security Best Practices — via Carpe Datum Law. Employers: Compassion is Key — via Next Blog.

HR services for small business

Tandem HR

Nor does anyone start a business for the excitement they feel when complying with employment law. Processing payroll, benefits shopping, employee relations, and a host of other HR services for small business are obligations of employers, not options. Employment verification.

WIRTW #480 (the “another Fake ID” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Indulge me, as this morning I once again take off my employment-law blogger hat, and replace it with my proud dad / music blogger hat. The ADA: Four issues to watch in 2018 — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. via Work Place Coach Blog News.