Friday, September 11, 2009


Molly DiBianca at the Delaware Employment Law Blog reports on a survey that 56% of employers either use or intend to use social media to background check applicants. Do you want to learn all about the role of social networking in your workplace? Then come to KJK’s next Breakfast Briefing: Google and Facebook and Twitter, Oh My! Emerging Workplace Technology Issues.

What About Clients? suggests that lawyers not only use litigation to cure a past problem, but also as a preventative measure to prevent future problems.

One problem that needs to be cured – wage and hour violations, at least according to Tresa Baldas at the National Law Journal. As I noted last week, I couldn’t agree more.

John Gilleland, Ph.D., guest posting at Quirky Questions, shares his poignant thoughts on the impact the recession is having on jury deliberations in employment cases.

Sindy Warren at the Warren & Hays Blog teaches employers what to do when an employee cries '”Harassment.”

Michael Haberman’s HR Observations, on age discrimination. Mike’s thoughts are a nice complement to mine from earlier this week on forced retirement.

Do you want to know what non-compete agreements have in common with Sexual Chocolate? Then check out Kris Dunn, The HR Capitalist.

Darcy Dees at Compensation Cafe, on the importance of regular performance reviews.

Michael Maslanka’s Work Matters discusses how not to handle an employee’s days off to adopt a baby.

Eric Welter’s Laconic Law Blog discusses the IRS’s decision-making process for employees versus independent contractors.

This week’s review ends with what might be the worst employee training idea ever. According to Above the Law, an employee has sued a New Jersey health center after it faked a break-in and hostage situation to teach employees how to handle a crisis.

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