April 25, 2017
Despite rampant cybertheft of personal data through weak passwords, people aren't using safe passwords. What's up with that? We ask you to make the call and join the conversation at #SafePasswords. Read more...
Service workers are planning a strike on May 1, 2017. Before you give in to your temptation to fire a striking employee, read what Leslie Zieren explains about the situation. Read more...
Appellate court finds LGBT employees protected from discrimination, but another disagrees. Jack McCalmon states why changes in the law mean managers must do more when terminating employees. Read more...
A child with a deadly peanut allergy is served peanut butter by mistake. We explain what happened, and ask you to make the call and join the conversation at #PeanutAllergy. Read more...
Social Media Harassment: How Exposed Are Employers?
Two employees sue their employer for sexual harassment because of coworker comments on an online forum. We examine and explain the need for a social media policy. Read More
Working Longer Is Healthier For Older Workers, But Is It Riskier For Employers?
A study claims retirement is not always the healthy thing to do. We review and explain certain risks older workers who bypass retirement present for employers and the one thing employers can do to lower that risk. Read More
Does New Optimism Mean Employees Are About To Abandon Your Ship?
The economy continues to climb and optimism about the economy is skyrocketing, but employees are restless, according to surveys. Where do you start, and what about keeping your Millennials? Read More
Usurping Work Product For Personal Gain: Motives Of A Past Employee Under Scrutiny
A Google subsidiary is suing Uber for hiring a former employee who plotted to sell secrets about self-driving technology. We examine what employers need to consider. Read More
Where You Conduct An Interview Matters If You Want To Hire Successfully
Jack McCalmon continues his series on interviewing tips with this third article. Jack discusses why the setting of the interview matters when searching for the right candidate. Read More
Ask Jack: What's Up With Using The Term "Workplace Participants" Instead Of "Employees"?
Jack McCalmon, Esq. answers an email from a registered user on our site about the term "workplace participants" and what that means regarding employer liability. Read More