Here are the answers to questions submitted to our attorneys about employment law issues. We update these questions monthly. Questions are answered by Fair Measures attorneys Ann Kiernan and Steve Duggan. To search by specific workplace issues, please see our organized answers in our list of FAQs.
The employer called an employee in to ask questions about rumor circulating among staff about an alleged sexual relationship with another staff member. In the [...]
I manage a restaurant, and we consistently have to deal with relatives or friends calling and asking when someone works or if they are off [...]
I am requesting a private room for a sales meeting due to a chronic medical condition. My doctor has sent a letter to this effect. [...]
Can my employer require me to post a photograph on the staff directory, available to all? I am hesitant for several reasons, one of which [...]
Is it appropriate for our company to incorporate a statement in our communications policy requesting that no conversations be recorded without the consent of all [...]
Steve Duggan replies: It is a violation of your right to employment privacy for an employer to tell anyone that a person was “fired”, because that [...]
Can my employer follow me after business hours and take pictures on his phone of a car parked in my apartment complex and ask about [...]