Thursday, February 22, 2018

9th Circuit Rules Police Officer Cannot be Fired for Extramarital Affair

It’s generally difficult for employers to identify the right decision when two employees engage in an inappropriate relationship and others...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Beware Of Mandating Confidentiality – The EEOC And NLRB Provide Cautionary Tales

The flurry of high-profile harassment allegations across various industries (e.g., the movie industry, the Illinois General Assembly, colle...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

What Is Negligent Hiring?

For most employers, there is arguably nothing more important than hiring the right employees. Steve Jobs supposedly once said , “The secret...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

What Can Employers Do To Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence?

Workplace violence is a surprisingly common phenomenon. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are between 15,000 and 25,000 i...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

:-)...What’s That Supposed to Mean?

As the use of emoticons becomes more common in the workplace, it should be no surprise that they are increasingly becoming a factor in work...