Michael Riordan

Born and raised on the East End of Long Island, Michael quickly learned to escape to New York City. He studies literature and linguistics, considers himself a cinephile and coffee addict, and follows political campaigns religiously. When he's not refreshing SCOTUSblog, he's probably eating or editing (or attempting both at the same time). He is proudly left-handed.

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Should your office invest in a coffee machine?

Should your office invest in a coffee machine?

| March 8, 2017

I swear by coffee. If I don’t have a cup in the morning I feel groggy and act irritable. (And I love the taste – an unpopular opinion, I know.) Despite my fondness for the drink, I’m surprised that study after study suggests coffee consumption has its health and productivity benefits, especially at the workplace. […]

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Check out MyDoorSign’s new All-Gender signs

Check out MyDoorSign’s new All-Gender signs

| July 29, 2014

We’ve written extensively on the growing acceptance of all-gender bathrooms, and as awareness has grown, so has the importance of all-gender restroom signs. You may have noticed that we redesigned our all-gender signs (thanks, GLAAD!). We replaced the cisgender-based icon, which social justice activist Sam Killermann criticized, with the simpler imagery he proposed: a toilet. […]

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The key to a healthy workplace? A good boss

The key to a healthy workplace? A good boss

| July 18, 2014

What do people want in a boss? It’s an important question for employees and employers alike – especially since bad bosses may jeopardize one’s health. And too many Americans say they serve under poor leadership. In fact, around three-quarters of U.S. workers consider their boss the worst part of their daily work grind, according to USA […]

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