When Off-the-clock Actions Jeopardize Your Job

When Off-the-clock Actions Jeopardize Your Job

Q:  Last week you discussed scenarios where people can get fired for behavior outside of working hours.  This left me feeling like we have to watch ourselves even when we’re not at work or we may lose our jobs. Those firings sound so subjective, am I right to feel...
Can Being a Nazi Get You Fired?

Can Being a Nazi Get You Fired?

Q: I can’t believe I’m even asking this, but can you discuss the legalities of firing someone for being a Nazi outside of work?   The recent events in Charlottesville are making me curious about what implications this might have since I’ve read that a few...
Can You Get Fired for Job Hunting?

Can You Get Fired for Job Hunting?

Q:  I found out that one of my employees is looking for another job.  I’m disappointed and feel like I’ve lost trust in him.  Can I fire him because he is looking? A:  Yes you can, but cool your jets. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.  Florida is an...