The U.S. Supreme Court just issued a few rulings on major cases, some of which impact employers. This week I’m just going to talk about one of them, Noel Canning v. N.L.R.B. Now I know, I’ve written about the N.L.R.B. several times, specifically, here, here, here, here , here, here, here, and here but this is different — […]
Remember Careful Colleen, the HR Director for Exceptional Enterprises from last week’s post? (Click here if you didn’t get to meet her.) Aside from confidentiality policies, Colleen has made sure that Exceptional’s social media policy forbids employees from posting negative statements about the company or co-workers. Colleen has heard though, that somehow such a prohibition […]
Meet Careful Colleen, the HR Director for Exceptional Enterprises. When Colleen started at Exceptional about five years ago, she made sure to implement policies requiring employees to preserve confidentiality of personnel and financial information as well as information provided in workplace investigations. Why? Exceptional doesn’t want profits, costs, salaries, benefits, promotions etc. to be common […]
Suppose you have been struggling with low morale and lack of cooperation among your employees, low client satisfaction, and high employee turnover. Your company culture needs an instantaneous makeover, and you are not sure if even that is fast enough. What do you do? Using the policies of similar companies as your model, you set […]
Happy Thanksgiving! We have been exploring pitfalls encountered when employers require employees to submit employment-related disputes to binding arbitration rather than filing a lawsuit. This week, The Emplawyerologist focuses on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s attempt to limit this practice by employers.