Part II of our Post on Corporate Campaigns using safety to harm a company's reputation, and in the case of Tesla, compel the Company to give in to Union demands. This part concludes the discussion by describing the variety of attack strategies and proposing commonsense steps to improve one's safety culture and deny a group's ability to destroy your company's reputation using safety as a club.
Our readers and friends often ask "what do we think is really important from the deluge of developments in employment law, OSHA, NLRB, EEO and litigation?" With a request to "keep it short!" We also get questions about what are we reading, watching and listening to that is worth sharing and relevant to work. So here is my January 21 update.
Despite the DOL’s continuous promotion of whistleblower/retaliation claims, I don’t believe that employers appreciate the sheer variety of ways in which disgruntled employees can claim that the employer retaliated against him for complaining or raising issues related to safety, environmental, wage-hour, discrimination, or numerous other subjects.