An employer cannot hold a grudge against an employee who engaged in protected activity, with the hope that the passage of time will permit later retaliation.Read More
A new survey names personal technology as the No. 1 culprit behind work distraction.
To instill ethical behavior, organizations must provide incentives and encourage everyone to not only act properly but also to report violations.Read More
The Society for Human Resource Management roared headlong into the certification competition late this spring, leaving the distinct impression that the organization intends to spin HRCI and its cadre of certification letters into irrelevance.
It’s incomprehensible and unjustifiable for an employer to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.Read More
My guess is that GM’s silent communication system started with senior leaders becoming so pervasive that people understood these gestures as clearly as if they had heard them out loud.
It's not that far from the NLRB letting the chickens run the workplace henhouse. How will employers be able to effectively manage then?Read More
Prejudice is human nature; it’s not bigotry or racism, both of which imply intentional hatred.Read More
When you are conducting investigations in your workplace, let common sense be your guide. If it looks like a bigoted stereotype, it is.
Employers must be vigilant in rooting out, and stopping, racist speech in the workplace, or face the consequences of potentially damaging, and expensive, discrimination lawsuits.Read More