PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK – COMMENTS OR DEFAMATION?

2018-05-01T18:43:34+00:00May 1st, 2018|

PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK - COMMENTS OR DEFAMATION? Performance reviews are often difficult – both for the employee and for the supervisor.  Statements made by management during the review are critical and can be the basis for lawsuits. In California, an attorney who was an associate in a law firm, sued her [...]

EQUAL PAY DAY – LET’S IMPROVE IT!

2018-04-10T20:02:51+00:00April 10th, 2018|

EQUAL PAY DAY April 10, 2018   This is a symbolic day to mark how far into the year women have to work to earn the same amount as men earned - 22% less = 100 days more work Women overall 80 cents for $1 men earn The effect on [...]

How to Handle an Employee’s Activities Outside of the Workplace

2018-02-28T19:22:37+00:00February 27th, 2018|

If your employees engage in outside activities that don't reflect your organization's values, can you fire them? The answer is - it depends. What happens if an employee is a self-declared Nazi? Or took part in the Charlottesville pro Nazi march? Do you take any action at all? Let's talk [...]

Complainant Interview sample

2018-01-16T04:53:53+00:00January 16th, 2018|

 COMPLAINANT INVESTIGATION NOTES   Name and Job Title of Complainant________________________________ Interviewer Name:                                                   Date, time, location of interview:   Others Present:   Facts of Complaint (who, what, where, when, why)             Witnesses (date, time, place, others involved)       Effects on Complainant and Outcome requested: [...]