Friday, November 3, 2023

WIRTW #694: the “trick-or-treat” edition

I have a bone to pick with one of my neighbors. When my kids returned home on Tuesday night and opened their trick-or-treat bags, they found this DVD.

Your religion is your religion. I don't tell you how to practice yours, and in return I expect you not to tell me or my children how to practice ours. I don't need to tell you how awful the world is right now about religion. The last thing we need is neighbors proselytizing neighbors. Halloween isn't difficult. Kids ring doorbell. Door opens. Candy goes into bag, bucket, or other candy-carrying vessel. Let's keep it that way.

Here's what I read (and heard) this week that you should read, too.

In a World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Kind — via Jeff Nowak's FMLA Insights

Labor Relatedly Ep 16 — via Lunch Conversation with DriveThru HR

From Lawyer to Employer – Season 2 of Podcast Now Live Dan Schwartz's Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Chipotle will pass the California minimum wage hike on to customers — via Quartz

Workers divided on company responses to Israel-Hamas war, survey shows — via HR Dive

What advice is important but you’ll never hear it from an employer? — via Ask a Manager