Social Media

Are you in a hostile work environment?

Are you in a hostile work environment?

Do you feel verbally or physically threatened, intimidated, or humiliated at work? Maybe it’s a colleague who’s always angry at you, or a boss who makes inappropriate comments. You could be experiencing a hostile work environment. Ignoring the conduct may cause it to get worse.

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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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Three key takeaways on workplace speech regarding abortion rights 

Three key takeaways on workplace speech regarding abortion rights 

The National Labor Relations Board may consider speech about employers’ positions and policies around the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision to be “protected concerted activity” under the National Labor Relations Act, which safeguards employees’ ability to discuss the terms and conditions of their employment. 

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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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