Bette White: Relevant and Employable at Age 90

Career Solvers

At age 88 Betty White had a leading role in the TV show Hot in Cleveland , a memorable Snickers commercial that first aired during the Superbowl, and a guest host spot on Saturday Night Live. In job search, people sometimes assume that they will be discriminated against because of their age. career management on-line identity personal branding resume age discrimination Bette White interviews online identity resumes

“Can employers require medical information from job applicants?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Isn’t that illegal discrimination?” While it is discrimination of a sort, it is not generally illegal. It is illegal to discriminate in employment matters against a person who has a disability, but it is not illegal to refuse to hire someone with, for example, tuberculosis, especially to work in a daycare center. . Question : I work as an Employment Specialist in Ohio coaching a wide range of job seekers on their job search strategies.

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Smoking in the Boys’ Room: You’re Fired!

Workology

Some sight privacy violations, civil liberties infringements and discrimination. The Cleveland Clinic employees 40,000 and is Ohio’s second largest employers. CAN SMOKING AFFECT MY EMPLOYMENT? The third Thursday in November is the American Cancer Society’s 37 th Great American Smokeout, an annual awareness event whereas smokers are challenged to spend 24 hours tobacco free. I’m not here to make a case for or against smoking tobacco.

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Unemployed? Try Brushing up on Your Math Skills

Evil HR Lady

And that is gross income; after taxes I have to wonder (even in the Cleveland area) is it a living wage? Charles, average household income in Cleveland in 2007 was $26k, so yea, this is a good job. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to fire someone? Come to HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Come to HR.

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Prying Supervisors

Evil HR Lady

Most likely someone will say, "It's my mother's birthday and we're driving to Cleveland, so I really need it off," and someone else will say, "I was just going to catch up on yard work, so I'll do next Friday instead." I would hate to use reason for the request as the decision maker (it's too fraught for hurt feelings, and claims of discrimination). Is a supervisor allowed to ask an employee why they need to take the day off?

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Prying Supervisors

Evil HR Lady

Most likely someone will say, "It's my mother's birthday and we're driving to Cleveland, so I really need it off," and someone else will say, "I was just going to catch up on yard work, so I'll do next Friday instead." I would hate to use reason for the request as the decision maker (it's too fraught for hurt feelings, and claims of discrimination). Is a supervisor allowed to ask an employee why they need to take the day off?

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Looking for The Closer for your dispute

HireCentrix

Margaret Koesel has 20 years experience in the areas of employment, business, and commercial litigation , devoting a substantial portion of her practice to defending companies in employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, and representing clients for Porter Wright in ERISA pension and welfare benefit disputes, trade secret, and non-compete disputes. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap.

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