Our manager tells other employees that a certain employee will be getting written up before she has served the write up. Is this ok?

Posted 09-09-2015

Rita M. Risser Chai replies:

It’s definitely not a good idea! This puts you in an uncomfortable position, and imagine how the other employee would feel if she knew. Whether employees have a complete right to privacy at work depends on the state. In California, for example, there could well be a lawsuit. Bottom line, it’s not recommended.

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