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The 12 Days of Employment Law Christmas (2017 edition)

As this has become a year-end tradition at the blog, I’m sharing it again with updated verses and links.

For the past five Noels, I’ve concluded my posting year with “The 12 Days of Employment Law Christmas.” As this has become a year-end tradition at the blog, I’m sharing it again with updated verses and links. If you’re feeling brave, post a video of yourself singing along.

(Some musical accompaniment)

On the first day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.On the second day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the third day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
3 data breaches,
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
7 workplace posters,
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
8 LGBT discriminators,
7 workplace posters,
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
9 OSHA penalties,
8 LGBT discriminators,
7 workplace posters,
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
10 FMLA notices,
9 OSHA penalties,
8 LGBT discriminators,
7 workplace posters,
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
11 employee handbooks,
10 FMLA notices,
9 OSHA penalties,
8 LGBT discriminators,
7 workplace posters,
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas,
my employment lawyer gave to me
12 accommodations,
11 employee handbooks,
10 FMLA notices,
9 OSHA penalties,
8 LGBT discriminators,
7 workplace posters,
6 Facebook firings,
5 harassment claims,
4 collective actions,
3 data breaches
2 labor changes,
and Harvey Weinstein in a pear tree.

Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
I’ll be back on Jan. 3 to kick off 2018 with the first Worst Employer nominee of the new year.

Jon Hyman is a partner at Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis in Cleveland. Comment below or email editors@workforce.com. Follow Hyman’s blog at Workforce.com/PracticalEmployer.