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The U.S. Supreme Court is Bigger than Any President or Nominee – My Guide to the Nomination Hunger Games. Part I.

No one is truly objective when discussing Supreme Court nominees and their preferred judicial approach. I favor somewhat of a strict constructionist/historical approach and I am obviously generally pro-employer. I’ve tried to select articles which are legally-driven and that were … Continue reading

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Things My Daughter Graciously (and probably inaccurately) Claims that She Learned from Her Badger (me).

My birthday is approaching and my daughter composed these things that she claims to have learned from me. It’s been a rough week and she wanted to encourage me. Needless to say, she succeeded. I pray that I did impart … Continue reading

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Are Michelin Starred and James Beard-quality Restaurants Prone to OSHA Citations?

I’m spoiled. I’ve sought out great restaurants in scores of US cities, great meat-and-threes in rural counties, hole-in-the-wall BBQ joints, and starred restaurants in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. I am also an OSHA-nerd, and I find myself subconsciously … Continue reading

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Wow. Newly Released 2017 Drug Test Results are Scary and Employers Need to Act.

It’s deja vu all over again. Yogi Berra Since 1988, Quest Diagnostics’ Annual Drug Testing Index has provided the nation’s most accurate information on changes in employee drug use. You should use this data to determine if testing is necessary, … Continue reading

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Wine, Women and Song … Well Actually … Wine, Restaurants and Books.

Yep. It’s time for another Post having nothing to do with employment law, President Trump, and dire things. Folks seemed to enjoy my last escapist post … and I received quite a few comments and, even better, suggested other restaurants … Continue reading

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PART II – Organizations Making a Difference in Safety and Management: BevCap Session on Avoiding Workplace Harassment.

Dealing with the challenges generated by the #METOO Movement (my Topic at the Conference) – while EEOC harassment claims have not yet surged in industries outside of entertainment, media and the political world, the #METOO Movement has permanently altered women … Continue reading

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Safety Lessons from Organizations Promoting Effective Management and Safety.

I wish that time permitted us to write more often about the good work done by various groups to improve workplace safety and management. Notable examples include AGC –National and numerous state AGC-Chapters, the National Safety Council, State safety summits … Continue reading

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