Jim Coleman: Twitter wage-hour hero

For a guy who doesn't tweet, Jim Coleman - head of Constangy's Metro Washington D.C. Office and co-chair of our Wage and Hour Practice Group - has suddenly become an awfully big Twitter celeb.

(Or anyway, as big a Twitter celeb as employment lawyers ever become.)

It all started last weekend, when I got a tweet from Suzanne Lucas, the Evil HR Lady:

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As I told Suzanne, I really wasn't sure, so on Monday morning, I sent an email to a few of the attorneys in my firm who had significant wage-hour expertise, and Jim immediately replied. It turns out that my assumption was wrong, so I tweeted Suzanne again:

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Suzanne was not crazy about this answer (nor was anyone else):

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That was the end of the discussion until yesterday afternoon, out of the blue, I received this tweet from Jon Hyman of the Ohio Employer's Law Blog, who knows Jim Coleman:

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One minute later, I got a retweet of Jon's tweet from Dan Schwartz of the Connecticut Employment Law Blog:

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So, Jim Coleman, congratulations! You are now a Twitter celebrity without having ever sent so much as a single tweet! (Also, thank you very much for helping us all with Suzanne's question.)

 

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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