January 2018

A Little Grumpiness Can Help You

Nobody likes a person, especially a boss, who is permanently grumpy, but an Australian researcher has found that a little grumpiness now and then can actually benefit people.

Seven Statistics: Harassment in the Workplace

Harassment in the workplace includes any objectionable behavior that demeans, belittles, humiliates or embarrasses an employee. It also includes intimidation and threats. Her

Can Customer Sue Starbucks Barista for Spilling Hot Coffee on Her?

You’re doggone right she can! The customer scalded by hot coffee in Starbucks sued not only the Starbucks corporation but the barista who spilled the stuff all over her han

Employee Shouldn’t Lose Job for Single Sex Harassment Incident

“There’s a rip in the back of your jeans,” says a 56-year-old sawmill employee to his 19-year-old co-worker pressing his gloving finger into the small hole just under h


Defying the Laws of Physics and Common Sense

It’s almost hard to know where to begin this one – but once the shock and awe wears off, it’s obvious there’s a lot wrong with this picture. First, the workers in


Helping Employees Conquer Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is normal – but when the stress is excessive it can wreak havoc on the productivity, performance, and physical and emotional health of your employees. It c

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