Out of Sight, Out of Mind? When an Employee’s “Off-Duty” Conduct Becomes the Company’s Problem

Growing up, I fondly remember sitting on my grandfather’s couch watching reruns of classic television shows. The original Star Trek, M*A*S*H, All In the Family and The Rockford Files, to name a few.  Hogan’s Heroes was one of our favorite comedies for its sheer silliness, something Grandpa and I always shared. A regular character on the […]

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Posted: January 12, 2018 in: Employee Relations, Employment Policies, Investigations

Addressing and Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment: It’s About Leadership

Is it really all so new? Recent, well-publicized revelations about patterns of harmful sexual behavior against women in Hollywood and Washington, and in workplaces large and small, have lawyers, human resources professionals and corporate managers scrambling to find ways address and prevent workplace harassment and retaliation. Again. Women have emerged from their self- or contractually-imposed […]

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