Being a “fly in the ointment” is not a good thing. This simple idiom translates into times when things are going along according to plan until an unforeseen event (our little friend, the fly) occurs and stops progress in its tracks. It complicates situations and can become a larger hassle to work through.
Yes, there are people who constantly criticize others…and, they go to work. Constantly critical co-workers become a major irritant in workplace relationships.
There is no federal law that directly prohibits employment discrimination based on a criminal record, but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and some courts have ruled that discrimination based on a criminal record can be a form of race discrimination, and a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Let the HR sunshine in! Outside the temperature is way below zero, driving to work is awful, the company parking lot has a lot less spots (mountains of snow in their place) but the sun is shining and it feels good.