workplace drama masks

Conversations About Workplace Drama: CEDR’s Trip to JAWS

April 22, 2014

Conversations About Workplace Drama: CEDR’s Trip to JAWS   [Paul isn’t the only voice at HR Base Camp! Meet Ali Edwards, CEDR’s Senior Solution Center Advisor, attorney, and speaker on all topics HR.] I had the incredible privilege a few weeks ago of speaking to a fantastic group of administrators at the 2014 JAWS Society…

this angry woman is a problem employee

How to Handle a Problem Employee Who Does Not Respond to Coaching

March 12, 2014

How to Handle a Problem Employee Who Does Not Respond to Coaching Hint: Sometimes “marching to a different drummer” means they’re heading in the wrong direction. We’ve talked about employees who won’t follow procedures before – whether they fail to follow your policy for requesting disability accommodations, refuse to participate in team activities, or always…

a moral clause is what his man wants

Stripped Down to the Details, Literally! Can You Invoke the Moral Clause?

February 21, 2014

Stripped Down to the Details, Literally! Can You Invoke the Moral Clause? I get asked a lot of questions about employee issues because it’s what we do here, including questions surrounding the sudden revelation that an employee is also working at a strip club. Or even, as in two other cases (yes, I said TWO!)…