by Krista N.
H ardwick & Clay D. Creps
An employer's right to monitor and restrict what its employees say about the
company on websites such as Facebook, Twitter and personal blogs may have
drastically changed. The National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") has
just surprisingly found...
A longtime employee of the Secretary of State's office in Illinois claimed that two white managers targeted him for termination because he is black, and two white employees, one of whom was his supervisor, received lesser discipline even though they had engaged in the same alleged misconduct.
When you counsel or discipline employees, do you give
them a chance to have their say? For example, does your written discipline or
performance review forms provide space for employees to explain their side of
the story? If your answer is akin to, "It won't change the outcome, so why