Posts by Marc Alifanz

Episode 49 …and a Horse

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So, you fired the person you concluded committed a workplace sexual assault – and now that person is suing you for sex discrimination!  Can that happen?  Marc and Dennis discuss what duties (if any) employers owe suspected harassers. Also, learn what happens when a 77 year old boss fires an 80 year old employee–could it…

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Episode 47 – A Judge is Kinda Supposed to Know the Rules of Evidence

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Is it a BFOQ for a judge to know the rules of evidence, or how to make a cogent argument? Should that go double for a Supreme Court Justice?  Marc and Dennis (both admitted Bolsheviks) give their take on the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation mess.  And seriously check out this article we discovered after we recorded,…

Episode 46 – It’s My Service Stallion!

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We’ve been waiting a long time to talk about this one:  service animals! What is a “real” service animal? What do you do when an employee shows up with their “emotional support wolverine?” What should you do when a coworker is allergic to another coworker’s service cat? Also, can you really fire someone because they…

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Episode 45 – I Hate Them and I Hope They All Burn

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Marc and Dennis are coming to you from #ASHHRA18 in beautiful Pittsburgh PA! Why does the U.S. Women’s soccer team get paid a fourth of what the Men’s team gets paid, even though they are clearly way, way better? What is our podcasting buddy Jon Thurmond up to these days? What inappropriate message did one coworker…

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