Monthly Archives: May 2014

Have you Prepared For Third Party Embarassment Tactics?

The areas of labor, employment, and safety exposure which present very real threats to the distribution industry. There are several reasons for this increased focus on these types of business: ■Distribution is a huge market for plaintiff lawyers who want … Continue reading

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The “Root Cause” Of Most Workplace Problems Is A Lack Of “Good Judgment”

I no longer use the term “common sense” other than to criticize the term as having lost its meaning.  The majority of the 500 or so workplace death cases I have investigated have involved poor judgment by an otherwise decent … Continue reading

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Familiar But Great Reminders Of Bad Facebook Judgment

11 Brutal Reminders That You Can and Will Get Fired for What You Post on Facebook// // // <![CDATA[ document.write('.js-display-none { display: none !important; }’); // ]]>// 11 Brutal Reminders That You Can and Will Get Fired for What You … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Day Tribute

Mother’s Day Guest Post 11SundayMay 2014 As a compulsive writer and blogger, it was inevitable that I would write a post acknowledging moms today. I am deeply thankful for my mother and for my wife, and for all that they have … Continue reading

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Union Calls For May 15 Fast Food Workers Strike In 26 Countries

Fast food workers are difficult targets for union organizing efforts, but it’s simply too large a market for unions to ignore.  Moreover, the fast food industry is an easy target for demands for a “living wage” and attacks on the use … Continue reading

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