Director of product management, workforce analytics, Equifax Inc., Charleston, South Carolina
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We want our salaried employees to truly unplug while on vacation. Many of them seem to feel they are required to "check in" (voice mails, emails) during scheduled vacation time away from the office. I guess this means they're productive, but what about burnout? — Worried About the Consequences, HR administrator, automotive, Irvine, California
What is the trend among large corporations to offer retiring leaders some guidance or preparation for both the financial and emotional impact of retirement? Why do they do it and what types of services do they offer? — Fact-finding Mission, president, consulting/legal, Los Gatos, California
Parties who are equally culpable in workplace misconduct should be treated equally. Disparate treatment is, well, disparate treatment, which is a Title VII no-no.
It's not that far from the NLRB letting the chickens run the workplace henhouse. How will employers be able to effectively manage then?