Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tim Garrett analyzed an employer’s obligations in responding to workplace conflict among employees. Conduct on social media between colleagues and domestic violence situations that can spill over into the workplace have blurred the lines of what is considered on-duty and off-duty behavior. This new landscape has left many employers wondering how involved a company should be in responding to these situations. In the article, Tim outlines some practical guidelines for balancing these concerns.
This article is the last in a three-part series on the topic of how the culture war in America is playing out in the workplace. The full article, “Workplace Conflicts: How Involved Must An Employer Be?,” was published by InsideCounsel on December 23, 2015 and is available online.
Use the links below to access the other two articles in the series published by InsideCounsel earlier this year:
- “Recent Developments Create Unexpected — and Perhaps Unintended – Consequences” (October 19, 2015)
- “Is Your Workplace the New Battleground for the Culture Wars?” (September 15, 2015)