Courts split on damages for FLSA retaliation

  • June 01, 2000

Brian Snapp's boss fired him after finding out Snapp had complained to the U.S. Labor Department that the company violated federal wage laws. A jury awarded Snapp ...

Welcome disagreement

  • May 01, 2000

If your team readily reaches consensus on a tough issue, that’s a bad sign.

Test for poise

  • May 01, 2000

If you have doubts about job candidates, say near the end of the interview, “I question whether you’re qualified for this job."

Seinfeld jokester loses award

  • April 01, 2000

If you were stunned when a jury awarded $26.6 million to Jerold Mackenzie for wrongful discharge after he was fired for discussing a sexual innuendo ...

Monkey see, monkey do

  • February 01, 2000

Most management books say you should model the behavior you want from your employees. That’s good advice—sometimes.

The best way to probe

  • January 01, 2000

When you’re interviewing a job candidate or weighing whether to promote someone, encourage them to analyze the past.