Blogs tagged in discipline


How to Address an Unflattering Video of an Employee

Memo for Unflattering Social Media Content

A PR statement employers may want to save for a rainy day.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: TBD (embargo until needed)
Contact: Corporate Communications Director

Our company is an equal opportunity employer, and we take pride in our diversity. Today on [Twitter][Instagram][Fa...

Why You Should Care About Employment Law

Common Pitfalls for Emerging Companies

Founders of emerging companies are often first-time employers and find themselves having to wade through the dense patchwork of state and federal labor and employment laws. This can be a confusing undertaking that often requires legal counsel. However, there are a few very common employment law pitfalls that all emerging com...

Written warnings and the FAQs they spawn

The DOs and DON’Ts of Written Warnings: What Employers Need to Know

Ursula A. Kienbaum

Employers frequently use written warnings as part of their formal progressive discipline policies. How and when to use these warnings can sometimes be tricky. Bel...

Holiday party what-would-you-dos

This blog was written by Robin Shea at Constangy, which authors our Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers and our New Jersey Human Resources Manual. You can find the 

Cursing, surfing, weapons, gadgets – illegal, inappropriate or OK?

It happens in almost every workplace almost every day: somebody swears or is on an iffy website or is carrying a knife (or worse) or is using their own (not secure) phone or computer to send off a quick business email or text.

So what is illegal, what is inappropriate and what is just not that a big a deal?

Robin Shea at Constangy has your answers (and answers your questi...