4 Employment Mistakes Even Smart Employers Make

Law360, New York (August 31, 2016, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Don’t hit on your colleagues, don’t mock an employee’s weight, don’t tell racist jokes — in employment law, the rules are fairly clear. Yet for every seemingly obvious faux pas, attorneys say, there are dozens of oblivious managers seemingly eager to commit it.

Pointing out such workplace “don’ts” is easy, but the employment attorneys worth their fees are the ones savvy enough to alert employers to less obvious, but equally dangerous mistakes their clients may be overlooking.

Here, top employment lawyers run down four things otherwise smart employers do that they shouldn’t. 

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