It’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

On November 27, 2019, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.” - Heather Bussing
 

Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

“People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.” – Heather Bussing
 

Should Age Discrimination Matter to You?

On April 30, 2019, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. Age discrimination can happen to you. It probably will.” – Heather Bussing
 

Revenge and Contracts

On April 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“I’ve been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter what’s in them, because people do what they say they are going to do. The important thing is what’s happening in the world, not the paper the lawyers are playing with.” – Heather Bussing
 

When is Termination a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” – Heather Bussing
 

Religion v. Law

Marriage is one of those places where law and religion cross and both have strong interests.
 

Thoughts on Discrimination

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is the Diversity series we did in year’s past.
 

Boys and Thrones and Sexual Harassment

On January 8, 2019, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“I still regularly have conversations with men who have no clue about what it’s like to move through the world in a smaller, weaker body, to be constantly alert to threats, sexual predators, and captors.” – Heather Bussing
 

How to Deal with Unexpected Truth

“Dealing with uncomfortable truths is part of business and life. Own your part in them. Do what you can to fix and prevent them. And make your word count.” – Heather Bussing
 

Heather’s Annual Employer Holiday Guide

On December 20, 2018, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“So here are my legal and practical suggestions for the holidays at work. Somebody had to say it.” – Heather Bussing