Weekly Roundup 31

Weekly Roundup

A roundup of HR, employment law, investigation, compliance and security articles.

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Now, on with our weekly roundup:

Employment Law:

Retaliation for a Claim of Discrimination Is a Big NO-NO Revisited: Michael Haberman, Omega HR Solutions Blog, discusses the growing issue of retaliation claims.

The Intersection of Social Media & Employment Law: The Good, the Bad, and the Confusing: Jason Shinn, Michigan Employment Law Advisor, shares some key points from a presentation he gave on the risks created by social media for employers, applicants, and employees.

Nothing can go wrong when employees date each other, right?: Jon Hyman, Ohio Employer’s Law Blog, shares a case involving a workplace relationship gone bad.

Judge: Legally, breastfeeding not related to pregnancy: Suzanne Lucas, Real Evil HR Lady, writes about a case where a judge ruled that breastfeeding discrimination is legal in the office.

Human Resources/Employee Relations:

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5 Considerations For a Mobile Device Policy: Sharlyn Lauby, HR Bartender, offers some great advice on what to consider including in a mobile device policy for your workplace.

A Valentine’s Day bouquet of sexual harassment cases: Robin E. Shea, Employment & Labor Insider, shares some lessons learned from a series of sexual harassment cases.

A recap of yesterday’s EEOC meeting on pregnancy discrimination: Eric B. Meyer, The Employer Handbook, provides a recap of the EEOC’s meeting on pregnancy discrimination.

Ethics and Compliance:

SFO Expands Innospec Prosecution: Richard Cassin, The FCPA Blog, reports on the SFO’s latest Innospec prosecution.

Mergers & Acquisitions and Anti-Corruption Compliance: Michael Volkov, Corruption, Crime and Compliance, explains why it’s important to remember the risks of FCPA liability when acquiring a company or entering into a joint venture.

ACFE Report to Members: A Look Back at 2011: Scott Patterson, ACFE Insights, reports on the ACFE’s 2011 Report to Members.

Information Security:

Why are we talking philosophy instead of technology?: Martin McKeay, Network Security Blog, explains why many talks at security conferences are focused on the principles of security rather than the technical side of it.

I Want to Detect and Respond to Intruders But I Don’t Know Where to Start!: Richard Bejtlich, TaoSecurity Blog, offers some insight on the types data and processes that can help you find and stop attackers.

The week in security: Would you notice if you were hacked?: David Braue, CSO Australia, reports on a variety of studies that find that very few organizations realize they have been hacked before someone else notifies them of the incident.


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Article Published February 17, 2012

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