When Office Gossip Crosses The Line

Law360, New York (May 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Employment lawyer Drew Tipton has a handy catchphrase for employees who have a tendency to partake in a little office gossip around the water cooler – “loose lips equal pink slips.”

While most employees are often shocked to find out that dishing about their co-workers and bosses could be enough to get them fired, the recent termination of four town council employees in Hooksett, N.H. for gossiping serves as a cautionary tale of just how few protections employees have when they can’t keep their lips sufficiently...
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