Employees at some point grow weary of the nonsense they inevitably must put up with: from a client, a customer, a co-worker, or pigheaded politicians.
It’s pathetic that employees still have to suffer workplaces with any degree of racism. Read More
As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, there’s still no definitive ruling on the safety and proper regulation of the tobacco-free alternative. It’s up to employers to fill in the gaps.
Employee safety should always be the company's highest priority, and employers should follow CDC guidance and avoid knee-jerk reactions, no matter how provocative an employee's activities may be.
It is a brave new world of workplace investigations. He-said/she-said has been replaced by “let’s go to the tape.”Read More
The ADA is never going to cover any employee who uses substances at work, let alone one who’s in an altered state a result.Read More
If your workplace is sexually charged, it will catch up with you eventually.Read More
In this case, a settlement that will not throw the employer into bankruptcy is a win. It is important to do everything you can to lessen the potential pool of damages available to the plaintiff. Read More
Leaders must explicitly communicate that uncivil, abusive behavior is thwarting their institutional objectives.
During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.Read More