Weekly Roundup 43

Weekly Roundup

This week’s edition of the i-Sight Weekly Roundup.

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Now, here’s a peek at some of the workplace investigation, corporate compliance, HR, employment law and corporate security articles we read over the past week:

Employment Law:

Reporting Businesses FLSA Violations Is Now Just a Smartphone App Away: Khristine Scholtz, Smart HR Manager, writes about a new smartphone app that will allow customers to report FSLA violations to the US DOL.

Speech Through The Social Media “Like” Button: Michael Schmidt, Social Media Employment Law Blog, looks a some recent cases where employees were fired for “liking” certain pages on Facebook.

Requiring Employees to Return to Work With No Restrictions or To Be “100% Healed” is a Huge Risk for Employers: Jeff Nowak, FMLA Insights, explains the problem with employers requesting that employees return from leave with no restriction or are 100% healed/better.

NLRB: Barring employees from discussing salary is a bad idea: Eric Meyer, The Employer Handbook, writes about how policies banning employees from discussing benefits and wages are a bad idea.

Human Resources/Employee Relations:

 Social Media in the C-Suite. Train Executives with Reverse Mentoring: Lisa Bonner, Blogging4jobs, explains how reverse mentoring can be used to train executives on social media in the workplace.

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How to Turn Average Employees into Rock Stars: Michael Michalowicz, The Wall Street Journal, shares some great advice employers can use to turn employees into high performers.

Happy Employees are not Engaged Employees: Sharlyn Lauby, HR Bartender, explains the differences between happy and engaged employees.

Ethics & Compliance

What Wal-Mart Should Have Done: Matt Ellis, FCPAméricas Blog, shares some thoughts on what Wal-Mart should have done when doing business in Mexico.

2012 Report to the Nations: The ACFE released their 2012 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse this week. The report is released every 2 years and looks at worldwide occupational fraud cases that took place between January 2010 and December 2011.

To Mexico, from Nigeria, via Kazakhstan: On the Trail of a Great Idea (Final Installment): Andy Spalding, The FCPA Blog, writes about a new enforcement idea that calls for a portion of FCPA recoveries to be given back to the citizens where bribery occurred.

Information Security:

Time to get on top of mobile device management: Gartner: Steve Evans, CBR Online, writes about Gartner’s thoughts on mobile device management and how it is critical for IT success.

What Infosec Can Learn from Enron: Beau Woods, Beau’s Cybersecurity Blog, shares some thoughts on an important lesson that information security professionals can learn from the Enron fiasco.


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Article Published May 11, 2012

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