I'm quoted in this article by Suzanne Lucas on what rights temporary employees have in the workplace
Lots of great people are quoted in this article, about an employee fired for being "too hot" at work. I'm quoted, along with a good friend, Alison Green, who writes Ask A Manager.
I'm quoted in this article about a whistleblower case.
Here's an article about looking for a job when you have a criminal record. I'm quoted!
I'm quoted in USA Today in this article
I’m quoted in this article about a unionization effort:
I'm quoted in this article about making your old boss want you back. I speak on the topic of employment and noncompete agreements.
I made a list of the Top 25 Influencers in Employment Law put out by HR Examiner.
The Employment Law Blog Carnival, Summer Solstice edition is out! The best employment law blogs in one handy spot. My blog is in there along with many others.
In this AOL piece, I talk about illegal ways some employers avoid paying overtime.
Employment Law Blog Carnival. The best employment law blogs in one handy place.
My piece in AOL Jobs, about how to go about proving pay discrimination (and yes, male/female pay gap still exists)
I'm quoted in this Lawyers.com article about the Robert Nowak suit, and about employment contracts:
Those who subscribe to the Daily Business Review can read this article where I'm quoted about why we need to make sure attorneys can get paid for even the smallest cases under the Fairl Labor Standards Act so the little guy can have an advocate if they aren't paid:
I was a speaker at this event, along with many other terrific speakers.
I'm quoted in this article about NLRB ruling that requiring confidentiality in investigations may be illegal
AOL Jobs article on comp time and holiday pay:
My radio interview on The Proactive Employer on the criminalization of employment law here:
Thompson's Leave & Disability Coordination Newsletter, Jon Hyman's and my new Point/Counterpoint column that will be a regular feature. We give the perspective on key new cases from the employer and the employee side.
My article in AOL Jobs, on how you can be fired for being an hour late for work, and when firing you for lateness might be illegal:
Daily Business Review, I'm in this piece talking about why employer "wellness programs" can be a trap for the unwary
I appeared on this radio show Sept. 18 talking about religious discrimination at work:
Here's an article where I'm quoted on false positives in drug tests:
I'm quoted about choosing an employment lawyer in this article about choosing lawyers by specialty and what to look for.
My first review! CBS Moneywatch's Evil HR Lady reviews Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired
Bullying at work is such a big issue that an interview done with me on the topic was one of the top 10 most popular interviews:
Here's the link to my first column battling with employer-side attorney Jon Hyman, about a case saying employers don't have to hold jobs open indefinitely for sick employees.
I'm quoted in this article about whether HR is a friend or enemy to employees:
My live interview on religion at work | Blog Talk Radio
Here's an article I wrote on severance agreements:
Here's an excerpt from my book, Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired:
This AOL Jobs is about discrimination due to military service, other employment rights of veterans:
Another review of my book, Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired
I'm quoted in this article about stopping workplace bullies (my quote is on page 2)
A review of Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired in The Dallas Morning News (login required)
Another review of Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired, in Midwest Book Review
Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired is reviewed in the Hartford Business Journal
My article in AOL Jobs about what you need to know about the right to strike at a non-unionized workplace
AOL Jobs re-ran an article I did about a prior hurricane. Here's what you need to know if your office is closed due to a storm.
I was on NPR in Miami on October 30:
Here's a piece I wrote for Next Avenue on What to Know Before You Get Fired Or Laid Off
A timely article where I’m quoted on bosses telling employees who to vote for:
I'm quoted in this article about an employer docking everyone one day of pay, then giving a comp day the following month
I was on the Money Matters show in the Boston area November 8 at 11:00 a.m. this morning and again that evening, WBNW-AM, WESO-AM, and WPLM-AM
This piece in AOL Jobs is about what laws might protect employees who lose their jobs due to Hurricane Sandy
Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired won first place in the 'Law' category of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards, sponsored by USA Book News!
HR Examiner reviews Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired
This article on AOL Jobs is about types of discrimination that are legal
A review of my book, Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired, by a fellow employment law practitioner (the toughest critic!), and it's a good one:
My Labor and Employment Law blog, Screw You Guys, I'm Going Home, has been named to ABA's Blawg 100. It was one of only 6 named in the labor and employment category, and the only employee-side one:
Here's an interview with me on weight discrimination. He says I'm a bit of a character. I'm not sure where he would get that ;)
This article in AOL Jobs is about employers snooping on employees
I did a live video chat on AOL Jobs on Dec. 14. They've posted some excerpts. Here's one on Smokers In The Workplace
Here's another excerpt from Friday's video chat on AOL Jobs AOL Jobs about Reasonable Accommodation for Disabilities
Another excerpt from my live video chat with AOL Jobs. This one is about looking for work with a Felony Conviction
This excerpt from my AOL Jobs video chat is on Overtime
I'm quoted in this article about a stinky employment law issue:
I'm quoted in this SHRM article (login required) about updates employers need to do to their handbooks in the new year
Here's an interview with me on Lawdragon:
This article in AOL Jobs is about Right-To-Work laws:
I'm quoted in this article about perfectionism:
Here's the Miami Herald's review of Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired (I adore the picture!)
My book is quoted in this article about whether veganism might be a protected religion under Title VII.
Cindy Krischer Goodman's review of Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired hits Illinois papers:
I'm quoted in this article about being falsely accused at work.
Here's an article about asking about mental illness in a job interview where I'm quoted
My article about the "working" job interview and whether they have to pay for your time:
I’ll be teaching at this seminar on April 12 in Ft. Lauderdale on Labor & Employment Law 2013. I'll be teaching along with a distinguished panel of management-side lawyers.
I'm quoted in this piece about the court that found the President's recess appointments unconstitutional. NLRB will be affected.It’s Reuters, so it went worldwide.
I appeared on January 29 at 7:30pm EST on WEAA-FM Baltimore MD/DC, 20 min, Live, with Real Money, NPR.
This article is about employers who request employee and applicant social media passwords:
Shake Stigma of Criminal Past
Judge: Legally, Breastfeeding Not Related to Pregnancy
The powerless American worker
How to Make Your Old Boss Want You Back
Fired Orange Workers File Federal Complaint to Contest Firing
8 Law Firm Workers Who Say They Were Fired for Wearing Orange Shirts File NLRB Complaint
How to Conduct a Job Search With a Criminal Record
Attorney: Judge's Ruling Means Big Employer is Watching
Can You Really be Fired for Being Too Hot?
Background-Check Tool Keeps Tabs on Sex Harassment Cases (Login Required)
Donna Ballman: "Old Mother******" Gets to Take His Age Harassment Case to a Jury, Court Says
8 Employment Law Tips to Know Before Starting a Business
Does Discrimination Still Exist? Of Course It Does
If the Office is Closed Due to Natural Disaster, Will I Be Paid?
How To Prevent Workplace Violence
It's Not Illegal to be a Jerk
What Can I Get If I Win A Case Against My Employer?
When Is Bullying and Harassment a California Labor Law Violation?
Beefed Up EEOC 'Back' with New Miami Leaders
10 Things You Need to Know Before You Demand Your Work Break
Top Nine Things You Need to Know About Your Employee Benefits
Salaried Workers, Do You Get Overtime Pay? Odds Are You Should!
4 Times When You Should Complain About Your Boss
15 Things You Need to Know About Disability Discrimination
Court: Private employers have the right to deny jobs to applicants who have filed for bankruptcy
Help! I'm Too Beautiful To Get Hired
Getting Schooled: Labor Law Crackdown Affects Businesses, Student Interns
Five Reasons Why the Walmart Decision Doesn't Affect Your Discrimination Case
Who Owns Your LinkedIn Profile? It Might Not Be You
About to Be Terminated? 10 Things You Must Do to Protect Yourself
Top 10 Things You Need to Know If You're Sexually Harassed at Work
Justice Watch: Pregnant woman who was fired wins key ruling
Unpaid Interns: Learning Experience or Illegal Exploitation?
Is Your Boss Reading Your Email?
10 Workplace Rights You Think You Have -- But Don't
Dismissal Over Web Posting Raises 1st Amendment Issue
Debating Politics at the Office: Is It Normal, Pushy or Flat-Out Inappropriate?
Are You Being Bullied in the Workplace???
Hot-button issue: Discussing politics at work
What to Think About Before You Sign One, and Why You Might be Able to Get One Even if it Isn’t Offered
How bad credit can affect your job search
When is an Unpaid Internship Illegal
If I say ‘Settle,’ Take It as a Gift
How to Keep People Like Me Out of Your Workplace
A bridgetender gets her job back -- for now
Severance Agreements – What to Think About Before You Sign One, and Why You Might be Able to Get One Even if it Isn’t Offered (employees)
Severance Agreements – Why Have Them and What They Should Contain (employers)
Severance and Noncompete Agreements - Labor & Employment Roundtable article
Wrongful Termination: Under Florida Law
I've Been Harassed! What do I do?
Top Ten Ways to Avoid Discrimination Claims
An Employee Has Reported Sexual Harassment – Now What?
What To Do If Your Employer or Former Employer is Saying Something False About You
Your Terrible Employee Gets Pregnant or Injured – Now What?
You’ve Been Fired – What Can You Do About it Under Florida Law?
Florida Employment Law – A Clarification of the Issues
Non-Compete Agreements – Top 5 Ways to Get Out of Yours
Non-Compete Agreements – Top 5 Mistakes Employers Make
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