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It’s okay to 'gossip' in the workplace, as long it’s not 'negative,' said the NLRB.Read More
The quickest way to ensure that generalized workplace bullying becomes illegal is for employers to continue to ignore it.
If scholarship athletes are employees, then they are likely owed minimum wage and overtime. This case has huge implications beyond collective bargaining.Read More
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
Nothing good comes from putting statements like 'too bad he’s male' in emails, or text messages, or voice mails, or any other form of communication.Read More
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects HIV as a disability.Read More
Understanding that union avoidance starts as soon as a job candidate walks in your door to apply for a job is the first step in honing the right strategy that will keep your company union free.Read More
Conflict resolution requires a give-and-take, not a give-and-give – not only in dealing with the unique needs of lactating employees, but in resolving all conflict within the workplace.Read More
The FLSA needs to be scrapped and rebuilt from scratch. Otherwise, a confusing system will be left in place that is unfair to both employers and employees.Read More
Following these three tips will help you shore up your language to create nondisparagement clauses that you can actually rely upon.Read More