Responding to Uninvited Touch Claims – How to Handle Tricky Situations

Question: Hello! I’ve been in the process of investigating a male employee that touched a female’s hair/head in the office without invitation. I found the video footage, and then several other female employees came forward about him, stating that he makes remarks such as they’re sexy or beautiful, etc. He’s a former police officer who’s very arrogant, and when I …

Help! My Boss has Body Odor and Bad Breath

Question:  My boss has body odor and bad breath. What can I do about this issue? Advice: Diplomacy and empathy are key here, its in your best interest to defer to HR. Personal hygiene is a sensitive subject that may be influenced by a person’s poor habits to cultural norms or a health issue. HR can professionally and sensitively explore …