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Episode 301: Year-Round Holiday Pay

Episode 301: Year-Round Holiday Pay

In this week’s episode of What The Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Solution Center Specialist Jason Post to discuss one of the easiest tasks you can do to save yourself a ton of time throughout the year: setting up all your holidays and paid days...

Episode 214: Circle K’s 8 Million Dollar Lawsuit

Episode 214: Circle K’s 8 Million Dollar Lawsuit

In this week’s episode of What The Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Human Resources Manager CeCe Wilson to discuss how Circle K handled pregnant employees coming back from leave and why they found themselves in a lawsuit where the EEOC required...

Episode 213: The CROWN Act

Episode 213: The CROWN Act

In 2019, Dove, a popular beauty brand, and The CROWN Coalition began work on the CROWN Act, which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair. As it stands now, 19 states have enacted this Act, and we predict that the rest of the country will...

Episode 212: Wrongful Terminations

Episode 212: Wrongful Terminations

What happens when a famous celebrity terminates an employee for taking time off to care for her sick child? You guessed it, massive lawsuit. Listen as Paul Edwards and Solution Center Specialist Jason Post discuss wrongful termination, and the different types of leave...

Episode 211: Employee Suspensions Will Not Solve All Your Problems

Episode 211: Employee Suspensions Will Not Solve All Your Problems

Employee suspensions can be one of the most risky situations to tackle as a manager or owner of a business. Knowing when a suspension is the right thing to do can be a tough decision to make, plus the addition of making sure you are compliant in how you go about it...

Episode 210: Waiting and On-Call Times

Episode 210: Waiting and On-Call Times

Do you want or have an employee standing by to answer their phone on the weekends to handle emergency scheduling? (or any other task). What you need to know is how you make that request and structure payment, your SOP, and most importantly, address it in your employee...

Episode 209: Mothers Who Nurse For Others

Episode 209: Mothers Who Nurse For Others

There are a lot of protections regarding nursing mothers in the workplace. But what happens if you find out that your employee is not nursing for her own child, but rather someone else's? Paul Edwards sits down with Senior Solution Center Advisor Tiana Starke to...

Episode 208: Kids Are Getting Bullied, You Can Help Stop It

Episode 208: Kids Are Getting Bullied, You Can Help Stop It

In this very special episode of What The Hell Just Happened?! Paul speaks to a call-in guest, Robin Coen, who is the national executive director of the Smile For A Lifetime foundation. Their mission is to help give children access to braces who may otherwise not be...

Episode 207: Holiday Party Guidance

Episode 207: Holiday Party Guidance

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR's Senior Solution Center advisor Tiana Starke to discuss everyone's favorite December tradition - the office holiday party. Should you serve alcohol? If you do, what are the risks...

Episode 206: Employee Sleepwalked Into Termination

Episode 206: Employee Sleepwalked Into Termination

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Compliance Specialist Ally Dagnino to discuss an interesting case of an employee's strange behavior being caused by a potential disability. This case was especially tricky HR-wise because...

Episode 204: Employee Monitoring… Where’s The Line?

Episode 204: Employee Monitoring… Where’s The Line?

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?, CEDR's resident Compliance Expert Nora Gustafson joins Paul and Amanda to discuss some important considerations for an employer to keep in mind if they've elected to start electronically monitoring their employees'...