The quickest way to ensure that generalized workplace bullying becomes illegal is for employers to continue to ignore it.
Harassment is harassment, whether its a male-on-female, or female-on-male. As long as the harassment is 'because of sex,' it’s illegal.Read More
If you don’t want something to appear on the front page of the newspaper, or to be read in front of a judge or jury, don’t put it in writing. Don’t email it, don’t text it, don’t Facebook it, and don’t tweet it.Read More
What’s striking is that the behaviors identified in the Richie Incognito/Miami Dolphins report are comparable to what has occurred in law firms, accounting practices, health care institutions and academia.
The Labor Department is watching this issue. These types of claims are increasing, and you take a risk of a retaliation claim if you terminate an employee who reported a workplace injury.Read More
Commercial shipping vessels are governed by a code of law that has been evolving for centuries.Read More
One of the most important things to consider when planning the holiday party is how to limit the consumption of alcohol by party-going employees.Read More
How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.
You might wonder what players in the NFL, surgeons masked in the operating room, professors in the halls of academia have in common. The answer is a lot.Read More
For a second straight year, fall protection was the most-cited violation.Read More