COLE V. CRST VAN EXPEDITED, 9TH Circuit asks the CA Supreme Court 2 questions to determine whether California Employers should be held accountable to more than just posting a wage order that states they have a duty to provide but not police breaks. Are they required to provide and follow a formal policy? And should they be required to keep track of breaks? What are the presumptions if they do not? We will have to wait and see what the California Supreme Court decides. … More 9th Circuit asks CA Supreme Court for Meal & Break Clarification
What is essential is our conscious presence. That dissolves the past. That is the transformative agent. So don’t seek to understand the past, but be as present as you can. The past cannot survive in your presence. It can only survive in your absence. … More Chapter 4, Mind Strategies for Avoiding the Now
Day 3, and just completed the reading/recording of Chapter 3, Eckhart Tolle’s book, The Power of Now. Scroll down for the mp3. The start of chapter 3 provides a brief simplification of what has been learned so far about the unconscious state: “identification with the mind, which creates a false self, the ego, as a … More Chapter 3 – Moving Deeply Into the Now
My reading of the 25th Anniversary Printing, The Human Side of Enterprise by Douglas McGregor (1985) … More The Human Side of Enterprise
If you are following along, I am reading Eckhart Tolle’s book, The Power of Now, A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment. I am reading it aloud and recording myself as I go so that I can share this awesome book with my DH Joe. Chapter 2, you will be happy to know is much shorter than … More Chapter 2 – Consciousness: The Way Out of Pain
The chapter opens with a discussion of what is enlightenment and goes on to explain that our own minds are the greatest obstacle to attaining our own enlightenment. … More Chapter 1 – You Are Not Your Mind
I received a blog update from HR Defense by Akerman regarding new employer obligations imposed by law passed in Illinois today. It covers employee expense reimbursement, New Poster/Notice Requirement and Right to Sue Requests, Equal Pay for African-American Employees, Nursing Mothers, The Illinois Service Member and Reemployment Rights Act, and Expanded Time to File Discrimination … More Employee Expense Reimbursement
Hiring and why collaborating to establish with the team what a good hire looks like on paper before you start the process can improve your results. If you work in HR and are responsible for recruiting, you know that finding the right candidate is not as easy as it sounds, especially in today’s market where … More What Does a Good Hire Look Like – Make Sure the Hiring Team is in Consensus
I was scanning my email this morning and saw an article by Joel Wallace and Tara L. Kurtis with The National Law Review titled ‘U.S. Pharmaceutical and Biologics Industries Could See Steep Potential Consequences from Texas Judge’s ACA Decision.‘ The article was written to promote how the ruling will impact U.S. pharmaceutical and biologics industries … More Judge Rules ACA Unconstitutional?
As you may know by now, I am always interested in anything related to people and employment. Today I am reading The Legal Context of Staffing by Jean M. Phillips and Stanley M. Gully which is available in the SHRMStore and many other places online. This little book is part of the Staffing Strategically Series … More Why Comply with Employment Laws?