What Someone Involved In A Situation Of Harassment Can Do To Help Their Case

September 18, 2008 by  
Category: Harassment

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It’s important to document everything. Was the harassment being done over the e-mail system? If so, it’s important to keep track of those documents as well as any other kind of documentary evidence. There have been situations where an employee alleges sexual harassment as the reason for being terminated, and the employer representative says absolutely […]

Harassment And What A Person Should Do If They Are Being Harassed

September 17, 2008 by  
Category: Harassment

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Although each workplace may have its rules against harassment in general, the legal code only protects against sexual harassment. The term “sexual harassment” includes a course of conduct that makes a person uncomfortable as a result of his/her gender. It also includes sexual solicitation or advances that are unwelcome, particularly but not exclusively where they […]

The Cost To Employers If Harassment Is Allowed To Continue In Their Company

September 15, 2008 by  
Category: Harassment

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If harassments are allowed to continue, a company will suffer from employee stress-related illness, low morale, and ultimately low production as well. The other cost is to the company’s reputation in the marketplace. People won’t stay with an employer when they are not happy. Looking at the turnover rate in employment may be a good […]

The Difference Between A Non-Competition Agreement And A Non-Solicitation Agreement

September 12, 2008 by  
Category: Employment Law

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It can be difficult for an employer to enforce a non-competition agreement that prevents workers such as sales people from working for a competitor. In those situations, it’s hard to argue that there is a proprietary interest that the organization has a right to protect. In those situations, a non-solicitation agreement would be preferable because […]

The Use Of A Non-Competition Agreement As A Condition Of Employment Or When There Is An Employment Termination

September 11, 2008 by  
Category: Employment Law

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An employer can make employment dependent upon a non-competition agreement. If the candidate refuses to sign the agreement, the employer can say, “I’m sorry, your employment is depending upon our agreement to a non-competition clause.” In the case of a termination of employment, legally, an employee isn’t obliged to sign anything restricting their work following […]

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