Posts by: foleyfoleypc

Hot Tip for Summer Outings

June 21, 2022 |

Happy Solstice! The longest day and the first day of summer. Many of us are looking forward to  company sponsored events now. What can go wrong?  Oh friends, this one is a doozy. A Swiss company had a great bonding idea–walking across hot coals. As reported by the NY Times: 25 employees of a Swiss […]

One Size Fits All Is Not for the Workplace

June 14, 2022 |

This recent non-sports article from the Boston Globe shows the gamut of arrangements employers use to keep workplaces happy and healthy. Color coded bracelets to convey one’s safety risk; upgraded ventilation systems; vaccine requirements–or not–are just some of the examples. As we all know, OSHA has provided guidance for COVID workplace safety. Problem is, no […]

Juneteenth: What Not To do

June 10, 2022 |

  Juneteenth is the oldest US celebration of the end of slavery, marking the day in 1865 when Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, and informed residents that the Civil War was over and slavery abolished. That was two years after Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Many African-Americans and others have long marked the […]

Substance Abuse and Your Workplace

May 31, 2022 |

In case you missed it, May was Mental Health Awareness month. With respect to the organizers of the spotlight on mental health, everyday is mental health day for so many. The mental health struggle is real, widespread and doesn’t stop at the workplace door. People are hurting and many of them are reaching for drugs […]

Netflix Is Not Chill

May 25, 2022 |

Strange(r) things are happening at Netflix. Layoffs, protests, and a recently issued company policy statement point to a workplace in chaos. Now Netflix has a real mess on its hands. Background: Like all streaming platforms, Netflix is constantly mining for provocative content. They have hired writers and talent from a wide variety of backgrounds and […]

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