July 2018 Archives

Do your employees know what counts as sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment in the workplace is nothing new, but the media attention it has been getting the last few years is. Employees are no longer staying quiet about the inappropriate and frightful behaviors they encounter on the job, and social media has made it easy to call out offenders, which, in some cases, can lead to legal accountability.

When are employers liable for their employees' actions?

As an employer, it is likely that you will encounter a situation at some point where an employee gets in trouble with the law or is responsible for damages while at work. In a situation such as this, it may be initially unclear as to whether the employer is liable for the employee's mistake, or whether the employee is individually liable.