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Employers and supervisors cannot look the other way


Balmeet Singh was allegedly accosted because of his race or religion outside of a Bakersfield restaurant on September 30 and dozens of people reportedly witnessed it and did nothing about it. In her article “Why Don’t We Help? Less is More, at Least When It Comes to Bystanders,” Melissa Burkley Ph.D. said people have a tendency to look the other way when they are witnesses to wrongdoing for a couple of reasons.


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Why Volunteering Is Good For The Workplace


I am a Rotarian and, like many members of service organizations, I joined not so I could serve, but so I could generate clients. While I have gotten business from my fellow Rotarians, the reason I remain in the organization is because I discovered that it feels good to give.


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Saying Thanks


Thanksgiving will soon be here; therefore, here’s a bit of information about the practice of giving thanks.


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Halloween and Work


More than 37 percent of employees celebrate Halloween with their co-workers, according to a survey conducted by Vault.com. If you are among those employers who will have some type of Halloween celebration at work, here are some things to consider:


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At-Will Employment


“You’re fired.” Millions of people have watched the television show The Apprentice to hear Donald Trump say those words. Trump fires contestants because they have failed various competitions; however, because California is an at-will employment state, employers may fire an employee for any reason or no reason what-so-ever, right? The answer is “yes” and “no.”


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Politics and Work


If you’re not an American history enthusiast, you might not know that our current political climate, filled with insults and injuries, is nothing new. In his article, “Donald Trump and the Long History of American Politics Turning Violent,” Matt Taylor recounts how prominent politicians such as Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, and Andrew Jackson “were almost as notorious for their pistol duels as their politics” and their followers often engaged in fisticuffs as well.


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