Friday, November 9, 2007

What else I'm reading this week #4

Wal-Mart - So Flexible They Provide a 1-800 Number to Call In Sick...., from The HR Capitalist, writing about the implications of Wal-Mart's call-in policy for sick workers.

One of the Better Headlines: Shirking Working: The War on Hooky, from Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer, discussing the on-going problem of employee hooky.

Watch for Legal Traps When You Leave a Firm to Work for a Rival, from, analyzing the practical implications of employees jumping ship to work for a competitor.

Staples Settles Overtime Claims for $38 Million, from the Manpower Employment Blawg, reporting on yet another astronomical wage and hour settlement.

Report: Female Employee Uses "Barenaked Ladies" to Harass Male Supervisor, from the Connecticut Employment Law Blog, under the rubric, "I can't make this stuff up," commenting how song lyrics by the Barenaked Ladies were used to sexually harass a co-worker.