Five for Friday 3.17.17

 In Employee Relations, Employment Law, Equity and Inclusion, Five for Friday, Vermont Human Resources

1. For St Patrick’s Day, Best Sick Note Ever

2.  11th Circuit Rules Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Not Prohibited

The 11th Circuit has jurisdiction over Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Employment attorneys don’t seem confident that the ruling will stand.

3. Google’s Science of Storytelling

You’ve done the research, you have the numbers and the analysis to back up your position. But how do you really make an impact? Tell a story.

4. Breaking Up the Boys Club

Silicon Valley seems to have a persistent gender discrimination problem. YouTube’s CEO,  Susan Wojcicki, has a straight-forward solution: hire more women.

5.  Grammar Counts

“Oxford comma helps drivers win dispute about overtime pay”.  Turns out  my third grade teacher, Sister Agnita, was right!