A line exists between the use of general profanity in the workplace and the use of profanity directed at somebody because of their religion. Nevertheless, employers should take seriously all harassment complaints in the workplace.
Articles by Jon Hyman
Do I need to tell you that you are sending the wrong message to your workers if you have class-segregated bathroom?
Refusing to hire someone who filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of the FLSA or Title VII is illegal retaliation.
If you’re having a problem with workplace gossip, one solution you might want to avoid is a policy banning it outright, at least according to the recent opinion of an NLRB Administrative Law Judge
Does your ‘no overweight hires’ policy violate Title VII by screening out pregnant women?
In light of these historically frigid temperatures, I’m writing about workplace severe-weather policies, including including how to handle issues such as attendance, wage and hour, and telecommuting.
If the ADA now covers most employees’ medical issues, and the ADA requires an unpaid leave of absence, hasn’t the ADA swallowed the FMLA, at least as employee medical leaves are concerned?
This year resolve to learn what makes each of your employees unique. Resolve not to treat your employees as fungible commodities, but as special assets, each with his of her own talents and concerns.
Job descriptions not only help establish reasonable expectations for what you expect from your employees in a position, but it also helps set a baseline for what you do, or do not, have to reasonably accommodate.
This legislation would bring us up to par with the rest of the civilized world without imposing a significant monetary penalty on employers.