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Millennials, can you relate to your older co-workers?

Well, that didn't take long.

I'm don't quite agree with the legal analysis, but I agree with the principle.

Don't these columnists read the papers?

And did it with such grace! After all, she is Miss Manners.

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A few weeks ago, I posted about an "Ask Amy" column involving a bullying boss, which I thought had really poor employment law advice. (To her credit, Amy posted not one, but two, corrections not long afterward.)

Last week, Karla Miller of the "Work Advice" column in The Washington Post -- who is a bona fide "HR advice" columnist, and a very ...

I recently complained that Amy Dickson, author of the "Ask Amy" syndicated advice column, had given some poor (or at least premature) employment law advice to a reader. Apparently, a number of her readers expressed similar concerns, and, to her credit, Amy has corrected herself -- twice now.

The first correction appeared this past Monday:

Dear Amy: “Worried Worker” ...

*For employment law advice.

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Neither a lawyer nor an HR professional. Caveat emptor!

Amy Dickson of the syndicated advice column "Ask Amy" is someone I read daily and agree with maybe 50 percent of the time. On most of the matters on which we disagree, she is probably right and I am probably wrong.

But she really blew it today when she tried to venture into the area of employment law.

A letter ...

Employers, has this ever happened to you?

An employee has accused her boss of sexual harassment. Right now, it's her word against his, but you might be able to find out the truth if you interview her co-workers.

The only trouble with that is, you don't want to do anything to undermine the supervisor before you even know whether he's guilty. So, maybe you do a superficial investigation ...

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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