As a manager, you have a legal responsibility to be on the lookout for misconduct, including sexual harassment. Here’s what’s considered sexual harassment in American workplaces and how to react if you see it or hear about it.
Lawsuits and legal complaints have been exploding nationwide over the past decade. It's important for managers to prevent legal disputes by knowing the basics of employment law. How well do you know the law? Take this quiz.
Performance reviews can bring stress to both sides of the table. However, with the right planning by supervisors, the meeting can be a productive, stress-free event. Here are the top five ways to improve performance reviews.
When managers conduct job interviews, they walk a fine line. They have to be polite, assertive and aware of illegal questions. Here are the five most common mistakes managers make when conducting interviews.
Managers need to understand whether a request for leave could qualify as FMLA leave, and how to respond once a worker is on leave. An overview of the FMLA and the top five things managers need to know about the law:
A hard-core bad attitude that starts with one employee can quickly infect co-workers if you don’t rein it in. Here are the top 10 tips for confronting employees whose negative behavior has begun to affect the workplace:
As a manager, you know how important it is to use the correct employment terms with employees. Using the wrong terms can expose your company to expensive lawsuits. The top five "lightning rod" terms to avoid with employees: