Workplace Communications: You Don’t Want to Be 100% Accurate, But 0% Effective


I remember in grade school getting an assignment to do a “report” on a topic or a book. Part of the assignment was always the length. “Make sure it’s two pages, single spaced.” Kids would struggle to make it long enough, using extra large margins, leaving a big gap under the title, and/or…


Court Finds That Employer’s Anti-Union Communication Was Lawful


By Nelson D. Cary and Liz Cramer A federal appellate court, the Richmond, Virginia-based Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, recently reigned-in the National Labor Relations Board’s attempt to limit an employer’s response to union activity. The case, Intertape Polymer Corp., arose in the context of a union organizing drive.  As discussed in our…