This awful catastrophe reminds us that we should view people as people, and not as colors, religions, or stereotypes.Read More
Teaching humans isn't usually as straightforward as teaching dogs. But the goals are the same. Read More
Malcolm Hamilton alleged he was fired after reporting to the Federal Aviation Administration that United had an “unofficial, unspoken policy” requiring flight attendants to file false reports. Read More
It strikes me that likening KKK graffiti and a toy monkey with a noose around its neck as common 'trash talking' is a recipe for a disaster.Read More
Said one attorney, 'This is the first appellate-level case in the country that extends hostile work environment (claims) to the area of sexual orientation.'Read More
We have an employee who inadvertently broke some inexpensive equipment while on the job, but did not tell management about it. How should we handle this? The item can be replaced for less than $100, so cost isn't the issue. The employee's behavior is.
—Hates Secrecy, manager of manufacturing, Rochester, Minnesota
Welcome to our new Workforce blog, the Practical Employer. And meet our new blogger, employment law expert Jon Hyman. His debut post addresses the touchy topic of where Internet Protocol awareness starts. It should begin, he says, with a clear set of policies and agreements that prioritize the confidentiality of your information and data.
Recent public resignations are a sign that employees have the means and the moxie to take their grievances to the masses.Read More