Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Lawffice Links 10/19/2011

Some links for your reading pleasure:

- The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is now on Twitter!

- A cool new Adverse Impact Tool from Stephanie Thomas of Thomas Econometrics (instant statistical analysis of employment decisions).

- Robin Shea discusses strategy for when to file motions to dismiss (includes a response to my comment on her earlier analysis).

- Employee screws up? Throw an ice cream party! (and other HR tips in an interview with Dan Schneider).

- Gallup Poll: 86% of US workers are overweight or have at least one chronic health condition, causing an estimated 450 million missed workdays and costing $153 Billion.

- Eric Meyer on proposed legislation: FMLA for domestic violence victims.

Posted by Philip Miles, an attorney with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania in the firm's civil litigation and labor and employment law practice groups.