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Protecting Whistleblowers

When you hear the word “whistleblower,” you probably think of someone like Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency subcontractor who leaked top-secret information about NSA surveillance activities. Or, you might think of Sherron Watkins, who warned Enron founder Kenneth Lay that the company faced financial doom if it didn’t clean up its disastrous accounting practices a few months before it came crashing down.

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Accommodate Religious Beliefs Even When You Don’t Believe

When I was the HR manager of a local business, I suggested to management that a hand scanner be installed to track employee time and attendance. At that time, employees clocked in and out with a card that they swiped through a scanner. Some employees frequently forgot their cards, so the hand scanner was my solution to ensuring their time was recorded properly. I thought it was very James Bond-ish; the employees thought it was a yucky hotbed of germs.

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Approved Love at Work

Around Valentine's Day, I'm usually compelled to write an article about why love in the workplace is a bad idea, especially between supervisors and their subordinates. However, this year I'm encouraging employers and supervisors to take deliberate steps to create a loving workplace. Why? Because this kind of love is good for business and everyone involved.

Before anyone gets the wrong idea, I still frown upon romantic relationships at work.

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Emojis: The Latest Thing Employers Need to Worry About

A picture is worth a thousand words and, apparently, so is an emoji. For those unfamiliar with the term, "emojis" are colorful cartoon characters (faces, hearts, animals, etc.) that are used in electronic communications to clarify one's messages.

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The New Year Brings New Laws

Money makes the world go around, and the New Year brings with it new laws pertaining to employee's wages. Here is a handful that went into effect on January 1, 2016.

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