When bad edicts come down

  • March 01, 2001

You want to earn the trust of your staff, but that’s hard when you’re forced to carry out changes that neither you nor your team agree with.

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 ...

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 ...

Careless comments

  • September 01, 1997

You already know the topics you cannot discuss at work: personal disabilities, marital status, lifestyle, pregnancies and the like. But beyond these basics, there are...