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Articles by Gillian Flynn

Finding Your Way Through the Internet's Legal Minefield

January 1, 2001
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The Internet and e-mail have brought with them countless business advantages - and, not surprisingly, a goodly amount of trouble spots.
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To (Genetic) Test or Not

November 30, 2000
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Will employers deliberately screen out candidates who have a high likelihood of contracting certain diseases? Can they? What are the pragmatic using of genetic testing, if any?
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Third-Party Sexual Harassment

October 31, 2000
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Harassment among employees is a serious problem, but harassment can come from anywhere. Third-party harassment is just as commonplace, and just as laden with liability.
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Unionization at a Mid-size Retailer

October 30, 2000
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They weren't small enough for the union to totally take over, but not big enough for all-out warfare.
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When the Unions Come Calling

October 30, 2000
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How you handle an attempt at organization will affect relations with your employees for years to come -- whether you win or lose.
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Unionization at a Large Service Company

October 30, 2000
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The workplace became a quiet, angry battleground, and productivity took a nosedive.
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Unionization at a Small E-Commerce Company

October 30, 2000
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In the end, the employees didn't really care about a union -- they wanted someone to listen.
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Out of the Red, Into the Blue

March 1, 2000
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When Big Blue took a hit, HR had to cut back, WAY back, but IBM's new call center saved the company a whopping $180 million.
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Are You Liable for Ex-Convict Employees

October 1, 1999
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Companies should probably not take on this kind of risk if their employees are dealing with the public in person or handling money or sensitive documents.
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