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Three Workplace Lessons from Chris Christie's "Bridgegate"

I thought the Governor did pretty well in his press conference yesterday , apologizing forthrightly for the George Washington Bridge debacle*, and taking decisive action against the allegedly guilty parties who had not already tendered their resignations. *The Governor's Deputy Chief of Staff...

It’s Okay to “Gossip” in the Workplace, as Long It’s Not “Negative,” Says the NLRB

Earlier this year , I noted that the NLRB is starting to examine workplace gossip policies. Last week, the NLRB reminded us of the importance of avoiding broad-based prohibitions on workplace communications. In Hills & Dales General Hospital [pdf] [ an enhanced version of this decision is available...

Beware of Employees Who Are Too Eager to Please

Employers (and their lawyers) worry so much about disgruntled, lazy, poorly performing employees who never show up ( “The food here is terrible — and such small portions!” ) But do you ever worry about employees who are too eager to please? If not, you should. Legend has it that...