FIRING EMPLOYEES WHO SPEAK OUT

Social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter have made it easier for employees to speak publicly to broad audiences.  Recent data indicates over three-quarters of American employees access one or more forms of social media.   Employers may be wary of their...

“HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT” CREATED BY EMPLOYER’S RESPONSE?

State and federal laws require employers to take appropriate steps to prevent and correct discrimination and harassment.  Harassment is unwelcome conduct based on a protected characteristic, such as age, disability, race, religion, or sex.  Harassment is unlawful if...
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