Episode 24 – She Makes Jello Salads

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Marc and Dennis discuss the issues of the day: resume fraud, identity theft, wage theft, wine theft, underage drinking, sitting, standing and powerwashing. Not necessarily in that order. Twitter Facebook Contribute Leave us a review on iTunes!

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Episode 23 – Flippin’ the Proverbial Bird

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Can you really get fired for flipping the bird? What if you flip off POTUS’s motorcade? What if you work for a government contractor? What if you post a photo of you flipping off POTUS’s motorcade on Facebook and tell your boss about it? Marc and Dennis are joined by very special guest Kate Bischoff…

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Episode 22 – Hate to Break it to You, But I Think You’re an Anti-Semite

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Marc and Dennis talk about Jewish Holidays, a clever segue into an epic tale of antisemitism, intolerance, the internet, poor choices, and lard pie crusts. They break down an equally epic live twitter stream of a workplace investigation. Finally, can dead people sue you (without rising from the grave or any of that Twilight nonsense)? …

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Episode 21 – The Per Capita Strip Club Capital of North America

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Dennis returns from trial. We discuss first day of law school scary stories. Marc asks when is a BFOQ really a BFOQ.  A discussion of Hamilton.  Marc totally name-drops Lin Manuel.  Christian colleges discriminate in hiring. A transgender funeral director is victorious. A sobering but compelling listener story. Check us out on Patreon — we now…

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Episode 20 – Now With Less Schlub

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The historic crossover episode you’ve ALL been waiting for. We welcome the hosts of the HR Social Hour Half-Hour Podcast, Wendy Dailey and Jon Thurmond! They try to one up each other with stories from their respective careers in HR, and we have a hoot. Also, check out Wendy’s most excellent blog, My Dailey Journey.…

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Episode 19 – Don’t Throw the Feces of Deceased People in the Workplace

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So, you think you have a crappy job?  We’re willing to bet it’s not as crappy as this whisteblower’s job in a crematorium.  (Warning-if the title of this episode creeps you out, you should really listen to whatever NPR is offering this week).  A plastic pumpkin leads to an arrest and a case of workers’ comp…

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Episode 18 – The Nurse Capades on Ice

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This one is for the recruiters! Marc and Dennis discuss several cases on how recruiters/employers get themselves into legal hot water with hiring. The DOL does an audit and uses math and statistics to bust someone for discrimination in hiring. Another employer failed to promote an employee based on his national origin and religion. Queens bakery…

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Episode 17 – One Boob Grab Gets the Whole Company Kicked Out

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Our first of what is presumably many update episodes! The Supreme Court denied certiorari in Consol Energy v. EEOC, a case we discussed in Episode 1. This is the case where a coal miner employee was fired after objecting to using a hand ID scanner because it would be marking him with the biblical sign…

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Episode 16 – A Crazy Sexist Pig

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The show notes are pretty basic this week… First, our British prank story. And here’s some great advice about managing pranks in the workplace. Last, here’s some additional information about the sexist ALJ overturned by the NLRB for being a sexist ALJ. And really, we can’t do this to our listeners enough.  

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Episode 15 – Not Entirely Peaches and Cream

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Many thanks to Suzanne Lucas, the Evil HR Lady for joining us! A new way to report workplace harassment and misconduct. No, not him. We mean this new chatbot, Talk to Spot! Last here are the two cases we discuss: Nelson v. James Knight, DDS Edwards v. Nicolai Also, as usual… Follow us on Twitter!…

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