Weekly Roundup 39

Weekly Roundup

A look back at what we’ve read this week.

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And now, on with our weekly roundup:

Employment Law:

2d ALJ Decision on Social-Media Policies Under the NLRA: Molly DiBianca, The Delaware Employment Law Blog, writes about the second Administrative Law Judge decision to be released on a case involving social media policies.

FMLA FAQ: Can an Employer Require an Employee to Make Up Time Taken as FMLA Leave?: Jeff Nowak, FMLA Insights, answers a question about whether or not an employee can be required to “make up” FMLA leave.

And the first state to ban asking for employee Facebook passwords is…: Eric B. Meyer, The Employer Handbook, reports that Maryland is the first state in the US to ban asking for employee Facebook passwords.

Human Resources/Employee Relations:

Hire Slow, Fire Fast: Revisted: Michael Haberman, Omega HR Solutions Blog, explains why you should take time when hiring someone, but fire quickly (but not foolishly), when you realize things aren’t working out.

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Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?: Jessica Miller-Merrell, blogging4jobs, writes about the NLRB’s Employee Rights Notice Posting, which must be posted by April 30th.

Culture – Your Secret, Most Unused (or Ill-Used), Strategic Weapon: Suzanne Rumsey, Fistful of Talent, shares some thoughts on corporate culture and reminds us that changing a company’s corporate culture takes a LOT of hard work.

Is Weight Discrimination OK?: Steve Smith, HRExaminer, asks: When is it OK to discriminate in the hiring process?

Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me: Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, responds to Steve Smith’s post about weight discrimination.

Ethics & Compliance

The Internal Investigations Map (Walking companies through the process): Matt Ellis, FCPAméricas, discusses a helpful flowchart entitled, “How Should We Conduct Investigations?,” which was developed by Compliance Week in conjunction with Ernst & Young and the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG).

A Conversation With Mark Pieth: Benjamin Kessler, FCPA Blog, does a Q&A with Mark Pieth, the chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

A Q&A Regarding FCPA Insurance: Mike Koehler, The FCPA Professor, writes about a Q&A session with Machua Millett, Senior Vice President and General Partner Liability Product Leader at Marsh, who answers questions about FCPA insurance.

Information Security:

Preparing Your Bank for BYOD: Ojas Rege, Bank Systems & Technology, shares some of the trust and liability issues that banks should address before launching a BYOD program.

Risky Business: Managing Security When Threats Collide: Steve Durbin, Forbes, takes a look at the various information security threats faced by organizations.


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Article Published April 13, 2012

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