A lot of employers are lighthearted individuals and they think that joking with the people they employ is going to make their day and raise morale, and up to a certain point they’re absolutely right. Nobody wants to come and deal with a gloomy boss, but you’ve got to be careful. The way the law is structured, something that you take as an innocent remark can be seen by a jury, down the line, as harassment. You really have to be careful what you say these days.
This short informational blog was provided by Allan Richardson, a New Jersey Employment Lawyer for Employers. Please contact the law firm with any questions you may have and set up your initial consultation.