Archive for the ‘Unlawful Harassment’ Category

The HR world constantly changes at all levels, including federal, state, and city ordinances. HR managers, especially those that work for small businesses, often have a hard time keeping up with changing laws. In fact, more than 90% of companies seek outside advice on compliance issues. Employment lawsuits have increased 400% in the last 20 […]

Today employers had an opportunity to witness first hand another instance of workplace violence. This one occurred in Manchester, CT where an African-American employee who had complained about racial harassment in the workplace, went on a shooting spree against his co-workers when his employer asked him to resign. Employers need to learn how to better prepare for instances of workplace violence when they discipline employees. Employers also need to better understand their legal obligations with regard to complaints of unlawful harassment in the workplace. Hopefully, today’s tragedy can help employers understand that they need to be better prepared and take action to prevent instances of workplace violence in their workplaces.

Someone as famous and well known as David Letterman should know better. However, even he has now allegedly engaged in what might be considered to be “sexual harassment”. Learn whether David Letterman’s alleged actions constitute sexual harassment and understand the legal analysis of what is considered to be sexual harassment.