Scary and Frightening: The #ELBC Carnival for October

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Employment law is a scary enough theme. What happens when employer discovers that former employee is working for a competitor? Janette Levey Frisch, the EmpLAWyerologist, offers a more positive take on employees competing against their former employers.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

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It’s easy to be lulled into a false sense of security, especially if you’re not a corporate giant like Yahoo, Equifax, Target, or Uber. “Why Businesses, 3 E-Commerce and Internet Law (2019 update). This law is crafted in terms of “rights”. By Benjamin Orsatti, Esq.,

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Teacher resigns after male student takes her unlocked phone, shares her nude selfie on social media.

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And, the most salacious contents are in a Dropbox full of employment-discrimination cases. ” Whatever motivated the resignation, stories like this are a reminder for employers to have strong cyber-security policies in place.

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. Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider.

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. via Above the Law.

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. I was a Sesame Street kid.

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? —

WIRTW #443 (the “gigs” edition)

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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.

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 Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog What employers need to know about transgender discrimination — via EmployerLINC Is Your Federal Contracting Business Covered by OFCCP Affirmative Action Rules? —

WIRTW #478 (the “Fake ID” edition)

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Discrimination. 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.

Five for ’15: The legal issues that need to be on your radar

Ohio Employer's Law

Now that business is back in session, employers need to figure out the issues that will keep them up at night over the next 12 months. My phone will start to ring as employers realize that they haven’t updated their handbook since the (first) Bush administration, of haven’t conducted harassment training since before Anita Hill made sexual harassment a household phrase. What are the hot-button employment law issues that will keep your HR department busy over the next year?

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. 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. Nextchat RECAP: HR and Cyber Security—Are Employees the Weakest Link? —

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

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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? —

WIRTW #409 (the “thank you” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Yesterday morning, I presented Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Security (in 30 minutes). Then, last evening I presenting Hot Employment Law Issues for 2016 to a group of HR professionals for ConnectedHR. Discrimination. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Vindicated, and it feels so good… — via Robin Shea's Employment & Labor Insider. via Employment Matters Blog. via Employment Essentials.