Who is it in the press that calls on me?
I hear a tongue shriller than all the music
Cry “Caesar!” Speak, Caesar is turn’d to hear.
Beware the ides of March.
What man is that?
A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.
Julius Caesar Act 1, scene 2, 15–19
Today is March 15, the ideas of March. Two years ago, I used this day’s history to provide a lesson to employers of 10 types of problem employees to avoid in your workplaces. It’s worth reviewing.
Here’s the rest of what I read this week:
- When Pregnancy Disability Leave Is Not Enough — from Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives™
- Re-Visiting Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act — from Randy Enochs’s Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog
- Dear Evil Skippy: Is A Visit From Ellen’s Underwear Model Workplace Harassment? — from Evil Skippy at Work
- Applications and convictions: A new proposal — from John Holmquist’s Michigan Employment Law Connection
- Background Checks and the EEOC: Navigating the Minefield — from The Emplawyerologist
- “How Not To Handle A Sexual Harassment Charge”—A Case Study Involving The Mayor Of Toronto — from Employment Discrimination Report
- An EEOC complaint is not your free pass to goof off at work — from Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog
- 3 Ways to Avoid Employment Discrimination Claims in 2013 — from i-Sight
Social Media & Workplace Technology
- Are You Googling Job Candidates? When You Do, Everyone Loses — from TLNT
- Nuts and Bolts for Terms Commonly Used in Trade Secret Computer Forensic Investigations — from Trading Secrets
- EEOC Sanctioned for Failure to Produce Social-Media Evidence — from Molly DiBianca’s Delaware Employment Law Blog
- When your company wants to hijack your social media accounts — from Ask a Manager
- Productivity and Technology – A Marriage Made in Heaven? Maybe Not from netWORKed Lawyers
HR & Employee Relations
- A Culture of Work or a Culture of Clock? — from Mike Haberman’s Omega HR Solutions
- You Don’t Always Have to Give Two Weeks Notice When Leaving Your Job — from Lifehacker
- More and More Workers Demanding Paid Sick Days — from Workplace Fairness
- Do you allow smoke breaks? — from The Tim Sackett Project
Wage & Hour
- Dog Days (of Winter) are Over: Audits for Worker Misclassification On Increase — from Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog
- The Attack of the Unpaid Interns — from Overtime Advisor
- Are Journalists Exempt From Overtime? — from Donna Ballman’s Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home
- If You Complain To Your Employer About Overtime Pay Violations, Are You Protected From Retaliation? — from Overtime Lawyer Blog
- 5 Things You Need to Know about Hiring Contractors — from Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas
- 20 Years Later, is FMLA Working? — from Stephanie Thomas at Compensation Café
- NLRB to Seek SCOTUS Review of Noel Canning — from Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space
- NLRB Lightens Grip on At-Will Language in Employer Handbooks — from The National Law Review