In a prior blog post Three Issues In-House Counsel Should Raise Before Asking Employees To Sign Non-Competes, my co-publisher, Shep Davidson, provided suggestions to help in-house counsel ensure that non-competition restrictions on employees were appropriate and enforceable.
Office romance can be a tricky and dangerous thing, and not just for the individuals involved. If things turn sour, and even if they don’t, it can present a range of challenges for employers and stands to open them up to potential liability. However, there are things companies can do to protect themselves from things going sideways.
Despite a softer economy than in the past, Valentine’s Day is still celebrated by millions of people with money to spend, billions of dollars in fact.
John Doe is out-of-luck for a romantic Valentine’s Day this year. He recently discovered that his protected health information regarding treatment for a sexually transmitted disease (“STD”) was sent to his girlfriend.
According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, four in ten people admitted to dating a co-worker, and one-third eventually married that person. Whether a relationship between peers, relationships between supervisors/subordinates, flings, long-term relationships, or extramarital affairs, office romances can lead to unwelcome complaints and expensive lawsuits.
More than ever, employers are facing serious claims arising from office romances. Part 1 of this three-piece series covered the potential claims, charges and lawsuits that may arise from workplace relationships.
Valentine’s Day is drawing near. You know, that magical time of the year when bad tasting, heart-shaped confections and red roses are everywhere you look, including the workplace.
Valentine’s Day is upon us, and companies are experiencing workplace romance at its finest, which is why it is a good time to consider updating or implementing office romance policies.
Hunka Hunka Burning Love – How Employers Stop the Heartburn of Workplace Romances and Avoid Litigation
With Valentine’s Day approaching, it is a good time to remind employers that dear old Cupid is alive and well, and strutting his stuff in the workplace.