Posts by Marc Alifanz

Episode 44 – Work is Boring

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Which is the more heinous offense:  Using a bad pun on your name as a business name, or forcing your employees to attend bible study during working hours? Do your good intentions outweigh your employment law violations? What does a pre-millennial think about the modern workplace?  (hint-it involves farts.) And finally, is there a difference…

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Episode 43 – Slavery: Still Bad

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Here’s a topic we never thought we’d have to talk about: Slavery. Turns out human trafficking and indentured servitude still exists in the American Workplace (well, at least two workplaces in South Carolina and a Thai restaurant in Portland). We also never thought we’d talk about Marc’s career as a dollar-store cashier, but here we…

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Episode 42 – Stupid and Lazy

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Don’t you just hate it when the strippers you thought were properly classified turn out to be employees and sue you for unpaid overtime? What do you mean that’s never happened to you – you think you’re better than us, don’t you? Well, we talk about strippers and cheesecake in this episode. And how filming…

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Episode 41 – The Raving Racist Customer is Always Right

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What should a hospital do when a patient insists on a female doctor?  A Muslim therapist?  A white nurse?  Marc and Dennis break down the legal issues that arise when a customer demands service based on gender, religion or in some cases, race. What if your religion forbids you from shaking hands with the opposite sex?…

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Episode 40 – C U Next Monday

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We can’t advise strongly enough against posting revenge porn.  Especially if you happen to be an airline pilot and you name your employer when you post it.  But what is an employer to do?  Find out what they shouldn’t do in this episode! What do you do if you get an unsolicited booty call text? …

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