Episode 31 – The Hamslinger

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When is it okay to discriminate against gay folks?  (Hint: never.) When is it okay to call someone the C-Word?  (Hint: never.) When is it okay to throw sizzling hot ham in a coworker’s face? (Hint: rarely.) We discuss these issues and  more in this very special episode of the Hostile Work Environment, featuring special…

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Episode 30 – A Thousand Things to Get All Butthurt About

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What do you do when you get fired because your boss tweeted some racist nonsense (and blames it on Ambien)? Marc and Dennis discuss whether the cast and crew of Roseanne have a claim against their twitter-happy star. Should you get all excited because the Supreme Court greenlit class action arbitration agreements? And what are the…

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Episode 29 – Loud and Angry

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Anyone can complain about sex harassment, but Marc and Dennis discuss more novel ways to take revenge on one’s handsy tormentor. Can MMA fighters unionize? And, what do you do when an executive “let’s it all hang out?”

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Episode 28 – Ten Minutes of Scatological Wonder

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An episode of nothing but bland filler as we wait for something interesting to happen in the world of employment law. We discuss: The merits of Canadian doughnut chains; Patrons throwing their fecal matter at employees (to be clear, not OUR glorious podcast patrons); Laxative-laced brownies leading to termination; Waterboarding as a fantastic motivational tool for one…

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Episode 27 – Butt Download

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When can you fire someone for their inappropriate behavior – that had nothing to do with work? What if they are the chair of a gigantic law firm? When can you use the job description cliche “other duties as may be assigned” to make someone photograph a murder scene? When can you finally fire the…

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Episode 26 – Fluids

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Marc and Dennis take on the world of swearing at work. When can you tell the boss to go &$^%#! himself and still keep your job? Learn why referring to your workplace drama as “____gate” might get you into legal hot water. The most epic and disgusting listener submitted story of all time (at least…

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Episode 25 – There’s Never Enough Buffet

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Why is Marc’s office building such a historic location? What do buffet restaurant employees and college football players have in common? What is the law of butt dialing? (Thanks Eric Meyer!) What would we talk about without the Southern United States? Should we be reading Cracked Magazine? These questions and many others are answered in…

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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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