Confidentiality

In the dark about employment law issues? 

In the dark about employment law issues? 

Did you know the Department of Labor can hit you with hefty penalties and interest simply for not keeping track of your hourly employees’ time, even if you pay them properly? Many of my clients don’t know what they don’t know about employment law issues in their company. 

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Monkeypox leading to more workplace harassment? 

Monkeypox leading to more workplace harassment? 

As if we didn’t have enough workplace issues to deal with, we now have a new virus:  Monkeypox. The majority but not all of the reported Monkeypox cases have involved men who have been or are in close relationships with other men. Because of the virus’s link to gay and bisexual men, there may be an uptick in harassment and discrimination in the workplace. 

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Could a lawsuit cost you your business?

Could a lawsuit cost you your business?

It can be emotionally frustrating when an employee hits you with a lawsuit, not to mention time consuming and expensive. By not having the right policies and procedures in place to protect you, you might jeopardize your company and its reputation. Taking these steps can help mitigate the disruption to your business.

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A single tweet… and the ‘Putty Tat’ may get ya!

A single tweet… and the ‘Putty Tat’ may get ya!

Just because you’re a yellow bird doesn’t mean you may tweet to your heart’s content at work on company time and equipment, or anywhere if your tweets (or other online posts) consist of:

racial, ethnic or sexual slurs toward other employees;
defamatory comments about the company, other employees or clients;
personal gripes that violate harassment, discrimination or non-disparagement policies;
company confidential information; or
illegal activity.

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