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Former United Flight Attendant Files Whistle-Blower Lawsuit

July 2, 2012
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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.
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25 Million Reasons to Tell a Good Story

June 14, 2012
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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.
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State Court Upholds Gay Employee's Hostile Work Environment Claim

May 7, 2012
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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.'
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How Do We Approach an Employee Who Has Concealed Something?

May 1, 2012
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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
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Should You Have An Attention Management Strategy?

April 25, 2012
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Disturbing Study About (Mis)Use of Employers' Confidential Information

April 9, 2012
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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.
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More and More ‘Mad as Hell' Moments

April 3, 2012
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Recent public resignations are a sign that employees have the means and the moxie to take their grievances to the masses.
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Companies Can't Win with ‘Air in the Chair'

March 27, 2012
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In today's fast-paced, challenging world, if you're not doing everything possible to avoid having air in your chairs, then you are ceding the game to your competitors rather than having people who can help your organization grow, thrive and head off disasters.
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Ethics Group Warns of ‘Steep Declines’ in Workforce Trust

March 20, 2012
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The ‘ominous warning signs’ of an ethics decline, says the Ethics Resource Center in a new survey, include a sharp increase in retaliation against employee whistle-blowers.
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