25 episodes

The podcast about everything related to your work, your rights and responsibilities in the workplaces, whether you are a minimum wage worker, a blue or white collar employee, or an executive.If you work for a living, this podcast is for you. It contains important information that your prospective, current, or former employer does not want you to know, including the basics of your rights and obligations in the workplace, as well as practical tips on how to level the playing field regarding issues that arise every day on the job. Each future episode will feature an expert on the workplace, or a guest who may tell us about his or her particular occupation.See you next time on Freaking Out About Work, and please spread the word if you enjoyed this podcast. Tell your friends how easy it is to go to freakingoutabout.com.

Freaking Out About Work with Randy Freking Randy Freking

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

The podcast about everything related to your work, your rights and responsibilities in the workplaces, whether you are a minimum wage worker, a blue or white collar employee, or an executive.If you work for a living, this podcast is for you. It contains important information that your prospective, current, or former employer does not want you to know, including the basics of your rights and obligations in the workplace, as well as practical tips on how to level the playing field regarding issues that arise every day on the job. Each future episode will feature an expert on the workplace, or a guest who may tell us about his or her particular occupation.See you next time on Freaking Out About Work, and please spread the word if you enjoyed this podcast. Tell your friends how easy it is to go to freakingoutabout.com.

    The Tables Turned On Randy Freking

    The Tables Turned On Randy Freking

    In this bonus episode, Randy Freking discusses his career as a lawyer, the people that influenced him, the pros and cons of the practice of employment law, and his recent decision to retire.
    Freaking Out About Work is the podcast that examines the American workplace. Experts in the field will discuss trends, recent developments affecting workers and working, as well as the legal rights and responsibilities of employees, whether minimum wage, blue collar, white collar, or executive level employees and independent contractors.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Working with Superheroes

    Working with Superheroes

    A 34 year veteran of the Cincinnati Police Department, Captain Jeff Butler discusses working with superheroes on the force, the challenges of working the beat, his years working undercover, and the thin blue line.
    Freaking Out About Work is the podcast that examines the American workplace. Experts in the field will discuss trends, recent developments affecting workers and working, as well as the legal rights and responsibilities of employees, whether minimum wage, blue collar, white collar, or executive level employees and independent contractors.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Value Of A Tap On The Shoulder

    The Value Of A Tap On The Shoulder

    Christine Watkins talks about the ups and downs of working life, the effects of family disruptions, and the incredible value of a tap on the shoulder of someone to encourage him or her to accept a new challenge.
    Freaking Out About Work is the podcast that examines the American workplace. Experts in the field will discuss trends, recent developments affecting workers and working, as well as the legal rights and responsibilities of employees, whether minimum wage, blue collar, white collar, or executive level employees and independent contractors.

    • 53 min
    A Covid-19 Side Effect: The Resurgence of Ageism

    A Covid-19 Side Effect: The Resurgence of Ageism

    As older people try to survive the challenges during the COVID 19 pandemic, Dr. Medeiros discussed a deadly side effect of the virus: a heightened incidence of ageist practices. This side effect has implications for older workers who already face the prospect of age discrimination by employers. Recent layoffs in America have often disproportionately impacted those older workers. Dr. Medeiros explains how older people are increasingly not valued and how many of them don’t want to claim their old age status.

    Freaking Out About Work is the podcast that examines the American workplace. Experts in the field will discuss trends, recent developments affecting workers and working, as well as the legal rights and responsibilities of employees, whether minimum wage, blue collar, white collar, or executive level employees and independent contractors.

    • 51 min
    Working at Disney

    Working at Disney

    In this episode, an engaging Maggie Moore discusses her recent employment at a magical place that many people may fantasize about: The Magic Kingdom in Orlando. It is also a place mired in controversy about their pay practices. Maggie talks about how she landed at Disney, her experiences as a server and later a guide on the Jungle Cruise, and her continued admiration of her supervisors and coworkers. Ms. Moore also reveals her and her coworkers’ reaction to the pay controversy.
    Freaking Out About Work is the podcast that examines the American workplace. Experts in the field will discuss trends, recent developments affecting workers and working, as well as the legal rights and responsibilities of employees, whether minimum wage, blue collar, white collar, or executive level employees and independent contractors.

    • 33 min
    Finding The Right Lawyer

    Finding The Right Lawyer

    Most people never need a lawyer, except for a will or estate planning. In this episode, George Reul will talk about the best way to find a lawyer for your situation, from internet research to other methods. George will also discuss how to pay your lawyer, and what you should expect from your lawyer after she is hired by you.
    Freaking Out About Work is the podcast that examines the American workplace. Experts in the field will discuss trends, recent developments affecting workers and working, as well as the legal rights and responsibilities of employees, whether minimum wage, blue collar, white collar, or executive level employees and independent contractors.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

megry6 ,

Good listen!

Great information for all those who are employed!

iralouisaidakarafan ,

Great podcast

Listened to the episode with Cara Daggitt. She is very knowledgeable and explains the law carefully in an uncomplicated way.

Jennnn12 ,

Great podcast!!!

Informative podcast - well done.

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