Don't Want To Get Sued By Your Own Employees? 5 Things Not To Do

At some point you may become an employer. You know – the boss! The Man (or Woman)! I said here some time ago: “No one ever said it would be easy.”

I’ve written before that not everything is reducible to a simple list.  But an entry on a list should at least be a beginning – it should be thought provoking, maybe a reminder or a prompt to further exploration and action, or at a minimum, a quick mental checklist.

I posted an article this week in Above The Law about workplace sexual harassment policies – and a short list on what not to do.

“Why have a sexual harassment policy?  It will never happen to you, of course. But just in case … you better be prepared.”

Read the entire article here.

 

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Richard Cohen

Richard B. Cohen is a partner in the New York City office of FisherBroyles, LLP, a national law firm. Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States. Email Richard at [email protected]