Meanwhile, a former company executive was apparently fired because of his wife’s tweets

Image Credit: publicdomainpictures.net (https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/en/view-image.php?image=255568&picture=twitter-social-media-application) In case you missed it, last Friday I slipped into the vortex to detail the amazing story of the 76ers’ president of basketball operations and general manager, Bryan Colangelo, and five Twitter burner accounts with which he may be associated. Several of these accounts were used to talk smack about 76ers players, other…

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Grab your popcorn. We need to talk about this Bryan Colangelo Twitter burner-account bombshell.

By Bgnewf [Public domain], from Wikimedia CommonsStick with me here, folks. What I’m about to describe below is one heckuva bizarre social media spectacle. Eric, remind me again, who is Bryan Colangelo? Bryan Colangelo is currently the president of basketball operations and general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). “Currently,” as in not for long? We’ll…

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Have you advertised for a candidate with a maximum amount of experience? Could be age discrimination.

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/en/setting-hand-leave-job-workplace-2473874/) Law firms, among other businesses, are notorious for seeking non-partner candidates with experience within a range of years. “1-4 years,” “5-8 years,” “with about 10 years of experience.” Could placing a cap on the number of years of experience be part of a code for “we don’t want to hire old…

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HR lessons from Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet and ABC’s immediate cancellation of her show

Image Credit: Maxpixel.net (https://www.maxpixel.net/Check-Envelope-Yes-No-Cross-Ankreuzen-Maybe-3413145) On the same day that Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores to train its employees on implicit bias (full curriculum here), an outspoken Hollywood celebrity stole the headlines with an explicitly-racist tweet. One tweet, no more show. Yesterday, Roseanne Barr wrote on Twitter if the “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had…

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If you use a third-party to drug test job applicants, then stop what you’re doing and read this post!

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/en/fish-hook-symbol-silhouette-icon-304097/) On a clickbait scale of 1-10, maybe a 9. First, I must apologize for something other than the clickbait; specifically, yesterday’s cop-out. I had 800 words typed on a recent case in which a federal court denied a defendants’ motion to compel arbitration. It was a great juxtaposition ** Googles juxtaposition ** yeah, juxtaposition…

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FREE WEBINAR and CLE: “Check-In: EEOC, DOL and NLRB Compliance—A Labor and Employment Law Roundtable” [June 6, 2018, 2-3 pm EDT]

Image Credit: Pixabay.com (https://pixabay.com/en/webinar-conferencing-video-beverage-3199164/) The session, entitled “Check-In: EEOC, DOL and NLRB Compliance—A Labor and Employment Law Roundtable,” features an all-star panel of lawyers* and will explore each federal agency’s current compliance environment, enforcement priorities, practical guidelines for navigating difficult compliance issues and best practices. *They invited me to participate on the panel too. Don’t…

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