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We Are Always Being Watched: Ray Rice and Workplace Investigations

September 10, 2014
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It is a brave new world of workplace investigations. He-said/she-said has been replaced by “let’s go to the tape.”
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To a Guy Who Made Chicago Work

August 31, 2014
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Whether they punched a time clock or punched out an opponent in the boxing ring, scrub or stud, hero or goat, nuclear physicist or gravedigger, millions of Chicagoans make their city work.


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Executive Order Bans LGBT Discrimination by the Federal Contractors and Government

July 22, 2014
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It’s incomprehensible and unjustifiable for an employer to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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The GM Nod and Salute: Legal Poisons at Work, Part 2

June 10, 2014
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My guess is that GM’s silent communication system started with senior leaders becoming so pervasive that people understood these gestures as clearly as if they had heard them out loud.


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The Last Word: A Red Card on Racism

June 1, 2014
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Racism was as prevalent in European soccer stadiums as corner kicks and yellow cards several years before that.
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Imagine All the People ...

June 1, 2014
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Has creativity disappeared from your workforce? The onus is on employers to help put workers’ imagination back to work.
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This Week in Racism, Part 2: Macklemore

May 20, 2014
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When you are conducting investigations in your workplace, let common sense be your guide. If it looks like a bigoted stereotype, it is.


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Sharon Salzberg: At-Peace Signs at Work

May 7, 2014
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Author Sharon Salzberg opens the book on regretful emails and practicing mindfulness and meditation at work.
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Your Corporate Message Against Discrimination Must Start at the Top

April 30, 2014
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You need to decide what kind of company you want to be, and set the tone all the time.
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Supporting, Not Supporting Cast: Michelle Patterson Talks Women in the Workplace

April 10, 2014
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Michelle Patterson, CEO of Women Network, talks passionately about making the workforce more conducive to women, especially mothers like herself, and offering support.
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