An angry employee is not just an employee relations issue

I had a client call the other day looking for advice on what to do with an angry employee. The employee was causing all sorts of havoc with fellow employees, to the point of causing tears. We talked about the situation and I provided some advice on what they might do. The question I wondered …

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Scary and Frightening: The #ELBC Carnival for October

Sometimes errors are made and you misread things. Actually you read things too fast and come to the wrong conclusion. Well that happened to me. I concluded that the #ELBC Employment Law Blog Carnival was to be published much earlier than it was supposed to be. I published it on the date that was the …

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What can a disabled comedian teach HR?

A favorite speaker and host of a weekly video, Marie Forleo, posted a video the other day that moved me. I usually find Marie’s guests very interesting. She has guests on that talk about things like making habits stick, how to be successful, how to overcome jealousy, the fear of success, how to continually come …

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Is bullying in the workplace legal?

I got an email the other day from someone who was asking what they can do about a bully boss. Generally my advice is not geared toward individuals; rather I deal with helping companies. I told the person to talk to their HR department. Upon reflection that was a rather incomplete answer so I wanted …

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