#WorkforceWednesday: Employees’ Off-Duty Conduct, Violence at Work Rises, the Election and the Gig Economy [VIDEO]
It’s #WorkforceWednesday! This week, we examine two increasingly common issues that employers face in today’s polarized climate: responding to employees’ off-duty conduct and workplace violence.
Responding to Off-Duty and Other Conduct (Video)
The appropriate response to an employee’s controversial off-duty or other conduct, particularly conduct that occurs on social media, has long been an uncertain area for employers. And in these polarized times, that uncertainty is only growing. Attorney Adam Forman speaks to how employers can legally respond to offensive employee conduct that occurs beyond the workplace.
Workplace Violence Rises During COVID-19 (Video) Workplace incidents—ranging from shootings and assaults to less severe violence—have spiked across a variety of industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Attorney Beth McManus discusses the steps employers can take to address and prevent workplace violence in the current environment