"Quiet quitting" is a new trend in workplace culture — an attitude and practice through which employees do the bare minimum asked of them.
The concept is generally attributed to employees feeling overworked or burned out in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased leverage employees may have in a tight labor market.
While it is difficult to know the extent of quiet quitting, potential responses by employers — including through the use of employee monitoring software — raise important legal issues.
Boston senior counsel Chris Deubert provided Expert Analysis for Law360 on this emerging issue. The full article is available here.