WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)
from Jon Hyman

How did I not know this was a thing? Last summer, The Beatles released a remix of my favorite song of theirs, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. It commemorates the 10th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil's Beatles' show, LOVE (an absolute must-do if you find yourself in Vegas). The new [...]

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The top 6 employee handbook mistakes
from Jon Hyman

Yesterday, I had a pleasure of presenting a webinar for The Builder's Exchange: The Top 6 Employee Handbook Mistakes. For your viewing pleasure and educational enlightenment, I've embedded it below. The Top 6 Employee Handbook Mistakes [...]

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National origin discrimination laws don’t matter in Trump’s America
from Jon Hyman

Last week, President Trump signed his “Buy American, Hire American“ Executive Order. The EO encourages American businesses to buy American-made products and hire American workers. Come again? Does that say hire American workers? Doesn't Title VII prohibit national origin discrimination? Yes, Title VII still prohibits national origin discrimination. And, no, this Executive [...]

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WIRTW #458 (the “update” edition)
from Jon Hyman

Two stories I've recently covered—Fox News's Bill O'Reilly sex harassment problem and Ernest Angley's wage-and-hour problem—had pretty significant updates this week. Fox News (finally) fired Bill O'Reilly. Earnest Angley closed his buffet, which had for years illegally used the services of unpaid volunteers and child labor. Looks like he finally found something [...]

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