Friday, May 6, 2011

WIRTW #176 (the happy birthday to me edition)

Famous events that occurred on May 9:

  • 1502: Columbus left Spain on his 4th and final trip to New World
  • 1754: 1st newspaper cartoon in America—the divided snake “Join or Die”
  • 1785: British inventor Joseph Bramah patents the beer-pump handle
  • 1914: President Wilson proclaims Mother’s Day
  • 1960: U.S. is 1st country to legalize use of the birth control pill
  • 1992: Final episode of “Golden Girls” airs on NBC
  • 2007: The Ohio Employer’s Law Blog debuts

Happy birthday to me on Monday. As for me, I’ll be on a much needed vacation next week, so today is the blog’s birthday (observed). I’ll be back with fresh content on May 17. In the meantime, enjoy “Best of…” next week.

Here’s the rest of what I read this week.

Social Media & Workplace Technology


Employee Relations & HR

Wage & Hour

Labor Relations

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