March 20, 2017
Kathleen M. Bonczyk, Esq.
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") is the federal agency created by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The EEOC enforces and administers Title VII and several other federal equal employment opportunity laws.
Please watch this bri...
March 18, 2017
23-year-old Fatoumata "Fatou" Jallow filed a harassment complaint against a 25-year-old male co-worker Ali Hassan with their employer REM Wisconsin.
Photo: Fatoumata "Fatou" Jallow (Source: www.wkow.com)
According to family members, Jallow did so because Ali beh...
March 17, 2017
An Idaho man has been awarded $1.7 million in damages from a jury in a retaliation lawsuit.
Synopsis of the Lawsuit.
Rich Wright was terminated from his position as Director of the Department of Administration for Ada County, Idaho in January 2013.
Wright sued and alleg...
March 16, 2017
A Kentucky jury has found Joshua Ratliff guilty but mentally ill for the murder of 22-year-old Ryan Birse.
The jury is reconvening today for sentencing which could be 20 to 50 years or life imprisonment.
Ryan Birse (Birse family collection)
The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (the "FMLA") has been the law of the land since 1993.
Before the FMLA was enacted, most employers could legally terminate workers who were required to take time off when they became seriously ill or when they cared for ser...
March 15, 2017
Do you know the difference between sexual harassment and sexual favouritism? They are not the same.
A key difference is that one is illegal the other is not.
Please watch the following brief video for the answer!
March 14, 2017
Employees require feedback from their supervisors and managers to maximize performance.
Please watch this brief video for tips on how to motivate employees in real time.
March 11, 2017
What do you know about "GINA?"
Please watch the following brief video to learn more:
Have you ever been asked to sign a non-compete agreement?
Please watch the following brief video to learn some fast facts about them.
March 9, 2017
I have researched, lectured and written about harassment, bullying, employee safety, violence and other human resources-related topics since 1996.
My latest project is "The Killer in the Next Cubicle" which evaluates 82 chilling occupational homicides which occurre...
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July 7, 2020
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July 6, 2020
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July 4, 2020
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