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Can You Love Employment Law and Love Valentine’s Day?

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center

For years, I’ve been “warning” about the upcoming holiday of Valentine’s Day. Back in 2011, I recapped several cases where employees’ inappropriate behavior on this day of love, led to lawsuits. Apparently, there were some people who didn’t read the blog, because just a few years after that, I recapped a few more cases where… Continue Reading

More Examples of Why Valentine’s Day is a Bad Day for Employers

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

Two years ago, I wrote of the perils of Valentine’s Day.  While it may be a day for lovers, it is also a day where people do crazy (read: stupid) things. I am not talking about Crazy. Stupid. Love. (Good movie, silly name.) I’m talking about things that can lead to a sexual harassment lawsuit. … Continue Reading

Quick Hits: Love in the Workplace, Public Employees, Pleading Standards, ADR, Novartis Settlement, EEOC Statistics

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Wage & Hour

On this Valentine’s Day, while you’re out shopping for flowers and chocolate, here are a few nuggets of employment law that you might have missed lately: Since love is in the air today, Robin Shea continues the cautionary tales of sexual harassment cases in the workplace.  Jon Hyman echoes the theme with a tip on… Continue Reading

From the Archives: Employers Should Beware Of Valentine’s Day

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance

Who would’ve thought that Valentine’s Day could be dangerous for employers?  Alas, the day is built for lovers — and sometimes the boss is trying to do the loving. Not good. Last year, I recapped the dangers of the holiday for employers. It’s one of my popular posts so I reprint it here.  Beware! I’ve… Continue Reading

Employers: Think Your Competition is Tough? Watch Out for the Valentine’s Day Card.

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

So, I’ve warned you about the dangers of Halloween and the holiday party, when it comes to employment-related lawsuits. Often overlooked, however, is the day for lovers — Valentine’s Day.  There are, of course, a few of you who are scratching your head and thinking "How can that be? it’s a holiday full of love and… Continue Reading