Second-guessing the advice columns: Get off my lawn!

October 8th, 2019

Working with older employees is something we all do, just as all of us work with younger employees – it is a function of working with people who aren't the same age as you.

But while there are almost as many "How to Relate to Millenials" workshops as there are opportunities for Than Merrill to make you money in real estate, where are the "How to Relate to the Mother Lode of Work Experience and Life Lessons Standing Right in Front of You" workshops?

Robin Shea provides 5 things Millennialites need to hear (OK, that was my Dad channeling through me).

PS – Robin's...


If you got your social media policy from Walmart, beware

September 26th, 2019

Once upon a time there was a social media policy in the land of Walmart. And the rulers of Walmart wanted to know that it was a just and fair policy, so they asked the gods that ruled their lives (Nike, Loki, Rhea, and Bacchus) to pass judgement.

So was born Operations-Management Memo 12-59, which proclaimed "the entire social media policy, as revised, is lawful". There was great rejoicing and much blithe moving in the land of Walmart and all lands, for now everone knew what was what. 

And all was good.

Operative word being "was".

Our own Themis Fiona Ong discovers...

OSHA Duties and Responsibilities

January 21st, 2020 Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. Fisher & Phillips LLP

  Section 5(a) of the OSH Act states: "The basic duties of employers and employees are that:

Life Insurance as an employer-provided benefit

January 13th, 2020 Ellisa H. Culp, Eric D. Penkert, Grace H. Ristuccia, Thomas M. Christina Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Life insurance is among the most common employer-provided benefits and there are a few options that employers have: Employers may either: structure their life insurance plans to pay 100% of the cost of the life insurance (a non-contributory arra...