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Labor leaders see e-mail-based organizing as a way to reverse labor’s declining membership.
I knew a guy with a great résumé. He had technical expertise, a nice
mix of job experiences and a steady work history. He interviewed well,
When leaving voice mail, don’t rush.
Many sexual harassment claims boil down to one employee’s word against
the other’s. Without witnesses, you may not know how to proceed.
Beware of “running out the clock” on the statute of limitations of a discrimination charge.
Many small businesses are adding mandatory arbitration clauses to their routine customer contracts.
If you want to stop an in-house union drive, draft a policy prohibiting any form of solicitation on company property.
Q. I work at a software firm in San Francisco. It’s supposedly a hip
company, but I’m fed up. I was promised a performance review every six
months, but after 14 months I’m still waiting. And when I asked for
leave to be with my wife when she had a baby, the company’s personnel
person said, “We may have to dock your pay. I’ll get back to you.” She
never did. The company’s CEO keeps saying that we’re in an industry
with no accepted business model. But is that an excuse for running a