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WIRTW #383 (the “iOS” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Thanks to iOS 9, you now have a new way to read the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog. Within that News app, search for “Ohio Employer’s Law Blog” and you’ll be able to read all of my daily updates in Apple-land. via The Nation Can a company regulate employee weight and appearance? — via Tim McConville’s Labor and Employment Law Cocktail What’s your boss allowed to ask when you call in sick? —

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WIRTW #363 (the “iron throne” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination EEOC on Transgender Harassment, Discrimination, and Restrooms — via Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space A white employee tossed banana peels at work, and HE claims discrimination. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Are fraternities subject to title III of the ADA? — Sims — via Technology & Marketing Law Blog Social Media and Time Management: Boogeyman or Symptom? — I was a Sesame Street kid.

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WIRTW #365 (the “on the road again” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Tuesday I presented a webinar on criminal background checks and Title VII Wednesday I opened the Northern Ohio Labor & Employment Conference with a discussion of emerging technology and employment law (i.e., BYOD, cyber-security, and social media). The Great Popeye’s Fried Chicken Caper — via Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space Is Political Affiliation the New Black When it Comes to Discrimination? — It’s been a crazy week.

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WIRTW #478 (the “Fake ID” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

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. Cyber Security Best Practices — via Carpe Datum Law. HR & Employee Relations. Employers: Compassion is Key — via Next Blog.

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WIRTW #443 (the “gigs” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read the past three weeks: Discrimination. Reverse” Race Discrimination is a Thing. Racism” Discrimination is Not. — via The Employment Brief. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. via Iowa Employment Law Blog. DOL Punts on Portable Device Regulations, For Now — via Social Media Employment Law Blog. 3 Ways to Create a Cyber Security Culture in Your Workplace — via TalentCulture.

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WIRTW #428 (the “science is fun” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. Shoddy harassment investigation comes back to bite employer — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Can you sue an employee for filing what seems to be a false EEOC charge? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Can I Discriminate Against Boring People? Eighth Circuit: It’s OK to Discriminate on the Basis of Things That Haven’t Happened Yet — via The L•E•Jer.

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WIRTW #392 (the “miles and miles and miles” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Employers Beware: EEOC’s 2015 Performance And Accountability Report Reaffirms Its Commitment To High Profile, Systemic Litigation — via Workplace Class Action Litigation Tipping as Employment Discrimination? — Exploring pros and cons of pets at work — via HR Hero Line Career Coach: In violent times, here’s how to bring peace to the workplace — via Monkey Cage Career ADHD: Is Employee Tenure Still Important? —

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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. Here’s what else I read this week: Discrimination. How to React When an Employee Accuses the Most Powerful Person in the Office of Sexual Harassment — via Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas. 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.

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WIRTW #448 (the “promo” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

On February 22, I will be co-presenting a free CLE-eligible webinar for LexisNexis, entitled, “Employment Law: Five Areas to Watch in 2017.” The webinar runs from 2 - 3:35 pm EST. My topics are LGBT discrimination claims and NLRB for non-union companies. I will also chime in on the other three topics (wage-and-hour, FMLA, and cyber security). Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. via Above the Law. HR & Employee Relations.

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WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

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? — Facebook Sued by Two Employees for Race Discrimination — via In House. Co-worker’s racial statements may support discrimination claim — via EmployerLINC. HR & Employee Relations.

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WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. 3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claims — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. When It Comes to Gender Equity in Workplace Activities, Shoot for Total Parity — via Employment Discrimination Report. EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance On Retaliation — via Employment Essentials. Pros and Cons of “Friending” Employees Online — via HR Daily Advisor.