From the archive: Halloween The Carnival of HR

I thought it was apropos to replay this Carnival of HR on Halloween. Enjoy these scary stories from last year. For the Halloween version of the Carnival of HR, the host, Mike VanDervort, asked us to submit “scary tales of HR.” Mike said: I suggested that people share a story about a scary HR practice …

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When Talking About Unions You Cannot Avoid Talking About Politics

  I occasionally get a critique from students on my “political” views about unions. But it is hard to talk about unions without being somewhat political, at least not in today’s current environment. It is no secret that unions are political. They overwhelmingly support Democrat party candidates over Republican. They gave overwhelming monetary support to …

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The Carnival of HR: The Jukebox Edition

I have a vague memory of an email that told me I needed to get a post in for the August 18th edition of the Carnival of HR. Well guess what, that is what it remained …. a vague memory. But that does not stop me from promoting it. The blog Welcome to the Occupation  …

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Carnival of HR: Mid-April Edition

Well some how I missed it.. But upon finding it I wanted to point it out to you. The “Not So Corporate HR Carnival” was published at the ImSoCorporate blog site. The topics of the 30 blogs posted cover the gamut from social media to workplace humor and songs about work. In between are posts …

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GINA is Here: Complying With "HER" Regulations

Ok, I know that I took some liberties with “Geena” to match “GINA” in sound, but hey, it is Monday morning. GINA, or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act went into effect on Saturday and as of that date employers must comply with Title II of the act. (Title I is a requirment for insurance companies …

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