Working from home, telecommuting, flexible hours, – whatever you call it, it is part of the Gen Y paradigm of focusing on work product rather than work process. In an information economy where so many workers are producing electronic written and graphic content rather than a physical product, many employees are pushing to work where
Constructive Dismissals in a Struggling Economy
By Lisa Stam on
Posted in Termination of Employment
Recently, a reader asked me whether cutting back the hours of a department of hourly paid employees by about 5 hours a week for a few months would create any problems. She correctly identified constructive dismissal as the issue to consider.
What is Constructive Dismissal?
“Constructive dismissal” is when an employer unilaterally makes such substantial…