Episode 8 – Phallus, with Accoutrements

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Steven was sued by Brenda for unpaid overtime, even though she never worked for him. So messed up. Oh, the wheel penis in the sky keeps on turning, don’t know where I’ll be tomorrrrrrow… (Who doesn’t love Journey?) Seriously, here’s the article about the phallic-shaped sky-writing, photos included. Also, have you visited our sponsor, us?…

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Episode 7 – Asbestos is Bestest

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Everyone loves a Bad Santa.  We have two for you… One is a department store Santa with a thing for his elven helpers. The other is a Santa who moonlights as a Navy Admiral with an unfortunate penchant for Fireball Whiskey. We went to the far distant history books for a third Santa story, from…

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Special Episode 2 – How to Make Your Holiday Party Dull (Kate Bischoff)

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Episode 6, in which HR advisor and employment lawyer Kate Bischoff of tHRive Law and Consulting joins us to discuss how manage risk at your holiday party without making it…not fun. If you don’t already, you need to go right now and follow her on Twitter and also read her blog. Many thanks to Kate for…

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Episode 6 – Sans Underwear

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True or false: — Punching your colleague at the work holiday party over a work disagreement is a good way to move your career forward. — To spruce up your holiday party, have it at a spa! — You should take photographs up the skirts of your two female colleagues who are kissing at the…

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Special Episode 1 – The Worst Employer of 2017 (Jon Hyman)

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To vote in the Worst Employer of 2017 contest, you can visit Jon Hyman’s Ohio Employer Law Blog (you really should check it out every day anyway), or go straight to the Survey Monkey poll. We’d also like to give a big shout of thanks to our first $10 a month patron, Jason Gardner! He contributed…

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Episode 5 — Either Brilliant, or the Most Reprehensible Thing Ever

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Here’s the Washington Post article about the religious/sexual orientation discrimination case against the New Mexico State Aggies. Read more about the Barstool Sports employment agreement, and the controversy it has sparked. If you need a laugh, watch this great parody of a bad anti-harassment video. (NOTE:  this is massively, very very completely NSFW, so watch it with your…

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Episode 4 — Boston’s Blind Barber Barbers Blindly

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Blind?  Interested in a career in barbering?  As this case will demonstrate, there is nothing to stop you, at least as long as you’re licensed. Sadly, the Simmons Mortuary School and Sex Harassmentorium is no more. Finally, PC load letter?  What the $%&!! does that mean? And as usual, contact us, connect with us, support…

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Episode 3 — A Giant WHAT on the Screen

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  Shownotes If you want to learn more about pedophobia and how it has nothing to do with Alabama senatorial candidates, read this great case. Here’s Liz Ryan’s list of five cruel and unusual workplace rules to abolish. And, if you ever find yourself utterly sockless, just roll with it.   And as usual, contact…

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Episode 2 — Probably Not a Great Way To Instill Workplace Discipline

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Here’s the yard sign spanking case. Enjoy the read! The Beheading of John the Baptist is the subject of much scholarly work. Read more on why biometric scanners are, in the belief of some coal miners, the work of Satan himself. And as usual, contact us, connect with us, support us, and love us: Linkedin (please…

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Episode 1 — The Number of the Beast

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As proof that we don’t just make this stuff up, click on the case, Hyatt v. Berry Plastics Corp., to see the actual complaint brought by Billy, the employee who did not want to wear the number 666 on his work attire. And for the Iron Maiden fans, The Number of the Beast. And here is the EEOC’s…

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