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Ok, folks. I know you're mad that we disappeared for so long, and you were all convinced that CE was just another random blog that didn't make it past the 6 month mark. Boy were you wrong.The bar is over (for the first time, at least), and the CE editorial staff is all graduated-up and...
The Florida state legislature passed a bill earlier this week that would allow anyone in the state with a concealed weapons permit to keep their firearm in their parked car, as long as the car is locked.For employers, the law overrides the blanket bans most companies have against keeping or storing...
Lost your job in the recession "downturn"? At least you were in your home city when it happened. We try to stay impartial around here, but this has to be one of the biggest middle-fingers to a company's (former) workforce that we've seen in quite some time.Needless to say, the Pilot's union is...
Today's WSJ (HT - Workplace Prof Blog)is reporting that the number of Pregnancy-related claims filed at the EEOC jumped 14% last year, and are up 40% from 10 years ago.My original assumption that there must be 40% more babies being born was apparently false. The article attributes the rise in...
Clearly a statement about the overuse of acronyms, the Supreme Court has denied certiorari in a case between the American Association of Retired Persons and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.The AARP petitioned after the 3th Circuit upheld a Commission rule that employers can offer...
The FBI raided the headquarters of the Office of Special Counsel today, and agents from the Office of Personnel Management siezed boxes of evidence from the Director's home. The OSC is responsible for protecting federal whistleblowers from retaliation.According to the Washington Post, the FBI...
A Whirlpool plant in Indiana has suspended 39 employees who were apparently caught smoking after they claimed on their insurance forms that they were eligible for a $500 credit the company gives to nonsmokers.My first question was: how in the hell did they get caught? I mean, if there is one group...
In a closely-watched case, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a New Jersey high school football coach violated the Constitution by initiating and participating in student-initiated pre-game prayers.Marcus Borden, East Brunswick High School's football coach for 23 years, sued the...
Paris Hilton. Pamela Anderson. That Girl from "the Hills".Wal Mart should've known better.Rule #1 of being a media-obcessed diva is you have to be wary when you burn your entourage.The WSJ ran a front pager (via the ABA Journal), reporting that film studio Flagler Productions is charging admission...