Clearing up Some Myths about Severance Pay

  I get occasional calls from clients asking me about severance pay. What is required? What is customary? Should there be a release or not? Of course the simple answers are nothing, nothing and maybe. Straight forward enough for you? Ok, I will provide a little more detail by clearing up some myths about severance …

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Can You Fire Someone for Participating in an “Occupy” Rally?

According to a recent article by SHRM the answer to that is a resounding “Maybe, depends.” Oh come on… you were expecting a different answer from HR and a lawyer in HR at that! Humor aside, let me help explain the answer of “Maybe” to the question of can you fire someone for participating in …

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The HR Carnival: Dead of Winter Edition

Lisa Rosendahl, who writes Simply Lisa, lives where it is very cold. As a result snow, ice and winter sports are at the forefront in her thoughts. Using the theme of winter sports she has put together a very good Carnival of HR using hand warmers, luges, snowshoes and more to display a very large …

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New Year, Bad Way to Start: A Management Mistake

Over the holidays I was going to be a good blogger and do what many others were doing and come up with my TOP 10 list (or TOP 5) or make predictions of what to watch out for in 2010. But I spent most of that time sick in bed with cold/flu/food poisoning (pick on …

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