Warn bosses: Their texts could be used as evidence — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
When a woman sued her employer for sex bias, her lawyer asked the company to produce text messages sent between bosses discussing her salary. The company argued the texts were private, but a court required they be turned over. The lesson: Compose business texts with the same deliberation as official memos. (Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy, DC MN)
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