NBA center Jason Collins recently “came out” in an interview for Sports Illustrated – making the basketball player the first openly gay male athlete playing in a major American team sport. His action garnered a great deal of media attention and even a statement of support from President Obama. One question on many minds, however, is how other players will react. Just as in any workplace, teammates may not know what to say or do. Some may feel uncomfortable with the subject and avoid talking about it at all costs.
While getting upset with a person or an issue at work happens to most employees from time to time, unprofessional venting of frustration oftentimes can lead to more problems. Three pitchers from the Tampa Bay Rays learned this first-hand when they took to Twitter after a recent game to express their unhappiness with an umpire.
May means Mother’s Day, and along with it comes Salary.com’s 13th annual attempt to measure the worth of a mom in dollars and cents. While we all know that the selfless, wonderful things a mother does each day are priceless, this calculation reminds us that all of her multi-tasking miracles really do add up.
From marathon screenings to costume contests, fans around the world are ready to celebrate Star Wars Day tomorrow (May 4). The occasion, fondly known as “May the Fourth Be with You,” gives devotees an opportunity to get together and proudly display their passion for the film saga.