Smoke ’em If You Got ’em! An Elected Official’s Run-In With HR.

Jason Pankow Employee Relations, HR, in the news, Jason Pankow, politics, Pop Culture

There’s a story kicking around my hood that I thought FOT readers might enjoy. You may have heard, during the 2012 election, the educated/enlightened/hipster voters of the great state of Washington, together with our progressive friends in Colorado, decided to de-criminalize marijuana. The feeling is that it’s not as harmful as other things we put in our bodies (tobacco, alcohol, …

She Shoots, She Scores: Becky Hammon and a 3-Point Play for Women In The Workplace

Guest: Nicole Plant Coaching, Current Affairs, Hiring Bias, HR, HR & Sports, in the news, Leadership, Millenial Voice

Sports is a man’s world. Do you know who won the last WNBA Final? Yeah, me either. What about how many major tennis championships Serena Williams has won? Crickets. Can you name anyone on the LPGA tour? Good luck. On August 5, Becky Hammon put another dent in the gender bias towards women when it comes to sports. Most women can’t …

The Tale of Kitty Clark: And Some Brand Spankin’ New Research

Chelsea Rowe Current Affairs, Employment Law, Harassment, HR, in the news, Learning and Development, The HR Profession

$3 billion to $35.4 billion. Keep that number in the back of your mind. We’ll get there in a minute. For now, I want you to use your mind’s eye to imagine the following: Long straggly, dirty blond hair, gum chewing, ripped bell bottom jeans, flannel shirts, usually bare footed, trash-talking 8th grader. Even the teachers feared her. She never …

The CYA Report E64: Hobby Lobby Ruling

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, CYA Report, in the news, Jon Hyman, Kris Dunn, Podcast

Welcome to The CYA Report, brought to you by Fistful of Talent. On today’s show we have JonHyman, Partner at Kohrman, Jackson and Krantz P.L.L and blogger at The Ohio Employer’s Law Blog on the Hobby Lobby Ruling. Jon joins host, Kris Dunn, and breaks down the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision, including how it works into the Affordable Care Act and how it’s affected …

Mama Pay

Tim Sackett Change, Good HR, HR, in the news, Tim Sackett

Oh, boy, here comes Obama again making me pay for other people’s choices!  This time around he would like all workers to pay for other workers to stay home for 12 weeks, paid, while caring for their new born babies—paid maternity leave.  A worker can use this for their first baby, second, third… 19th, and so on.  Each time for …