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Tips to keep employers mindful of office romances


Love is in the air, and sometimes those amorous feelings lead to claims of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. As Valentine’s Day approaches, employers should be mindful about office romances in light of some interesting statistics: • More than 20 percent of married couples met at work, yet nearly half of those employees… Read More →

Social Media Series: Is “Friending” Your Work Colleagues A Good Idea?

Friending Co-Workers
by in Featured | Legal | Tech | Workforce

This article is part of an on-going, social media series. Any good comedian knows you must tailor the joke for the crowd. The same approach is true in the work environment. A supervisor might comment on a football team cheerleading squad in different ways to his bar buddies than he would to a subordinate at… Read More →