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    There is no federal law that obligates employers to adopt or follow any specific disciplinary process. In the vast majority of states, the default rule is that employment is at will, which means that the employer or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason (or no reason) unless a law or agreement...

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    Federal and state job safety laws require employers to make reasonable efforts to provide a safe workplace. That duty may include steps to reduce the risk of violence. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as well as some state agencies have issued guidelines for health care operations, night retail establishments, and...

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    Why is workplace gossip dangerous? For starters, it's a productivity killer. Employees spend an average of 65 hours a year distracted by rumors in the office, according to a USA Today article. And a recent Randstad survey found that office gossip was at the top of its list of seven problem behaviors. And there are legal perils: Potential...
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