Friday, March 7, 2014

WIRTW #310 (the “suck it” edition)

Have you heard the one about the daughter who posted on her Facebook page about her dad’s age discrimination settlement with his old company? As it turns out, writing, “Mama and Papa Snay won the case against Gulliver. Gulliver is now officially paying for my vacation to Europe this summer. SUCK IT,” violated the confidentiality language in Papa Snay’s settlement agreement, causing him to forfeit an $80,000 settlement payment. Oops.

The following blogs have more on this very interesting story:
Here’s the rest of what I read this week:

Social Media & Workplace Technology
HR & Employee Relations
Wage & Hour
Labor Relations