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Employee Complaint

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Tips to Finding a Resolution For Scent Disabilities

Carol Keough May 20, 2013

Everyday somewhere in the United States an employee asks his employer for a reasonable accomodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  When the Act was amended, disabilities were more broadly interpreted to include employees who have allergic reactions including breathing and coughing problems when exposed to a variety of fragrances or other chemical scents… Continue Reading »

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Investigating Supervisor Wrongdoing

Carol Keough April 12, 2013

One of the biggest mistakes that an employer can make is failing to conduct a fair and unbiased investigation when a supervisor is accused of wrongdoing by an employee.  In many years of consultations with employers, I have found that companies often rely on Human Resources to provide the unbiased review of supervisor conduct to… Continue Reading »

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In-House Counsel’s Use of Mediation for Workplace Disputes

Carol Keough January 21, 2013

Mediation is often thought of only as an effective resolution to settling lawsuits.  However, this is only one use for mediation and every day there is potential alternative dispute resolution scenarios in the workplace when there are disputes between employees, between supervisors and employees, between upper management and lower or middle management.  How many times… Continue Reading »

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