Legal Issues

Legal Matters

April 1, 2004
Avoid “mixed-motive” suits … Is employment really “at will”?

Legal Matters

March 1, 2004
Breast cancer and the ADA … Religion vs. sexuality at work …

Legal Matters

February 1, 2004
Helping victims of violence … Common-law torts at work …

Legal Matters

January 1, 2004
Bias against younger workers? … California harassment rules …

 

The hard truth by ‘Z’: When employees become legal schemers

November 1, 1998
Most of my employees are hard workers who keep their priorities straight. They don’t have time for distractions. They’re too busy producing results, making money and having fun. But I’ve occasionally squared off against what I call “petty plotters.” They’re the ones who find ways to avoid their work—from threatening to sue the firm on trumped-up charges to stretching federal or state labor laws to the limit.