Tag Archives: Harassment

Why Every Employer Should Have an Employee Handbook

by Laura Pokrzywa As most employers know all too well, the number and cost of employment-related law suits continue to rise each year. In 2016, more than 10 percent of small to mid-size businesses faced an employment charge of discrimination … Continue reading

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Avoiding Claims of Workplace Harassment

by Jennifer Roman Sterling Jewelers, better known as Kay Jewelers or Jared Galleria of Jewelers, has recently been in the news because of a class action claim against the retailer. Various statements from the arbitration of the lawsuit filed by … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Political Discussions in the Workplace

by Nancy Owen, PHR If we take a look at the current state of politics in our country, it may be worth reminding your employees that some discussions can offend and are best left out of the workplace. Political discussions … Continue reading

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The Best Workplace Investigations Start Before a Complaint is Filed

by Laura Pokrzywa If you have a health concern, you want to see a doctor you can trust. One who is prepared   to listen to you, take your concern seriously, investigate all possible diagnoses, offer effective treatments and communicate … Continue reading

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Locker Room Legal Risks: Lessons for All Employers

by Renee Mielnicki, Esq. By now, most of us are familiar with the NFL scandal involving the Miami Dolphin’s right tackle, Jonathan Martin, and guard, Richie Incognito. If you aren’t, here’s a recap: Martin, a rookie, was forced to undergo … Continue reading

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