The rise of electronic communication has forced employers and courts to take a fresh look at many issues that used to be considered routine. The age-old concept of attorney-client privilege is the latest one to whipsaw through the courts.
- Informal comment to HR? Beware retaliation suit
- Supervisor bias creates employer liability: Never ignore charges that boss used racial epithet
- No application on file, no failure-to-hire claim
- Use 'reasonable person' test to gauge threat of lawsuit for allegedly offensive speech
- Higher standards OK for probationary employees