Philadelphia Employment Law News

February 2014 Archives

20 Common Interview Questions That Are Illegal to Ask

People often assume common interview questions are lawful questions. But alas, some of the most common questions employers ask during interviews cross the boundary into potentially unlawful employment practices.

To help you figure out the do's and don'ts of interview questions, let's play a game of 20 questions.

Should Your Business Have a 'No Fraternization' Policy?

With love in the air this week, businesses might be considering a "no fraternization" policy for the workplace.

The Carl Greene case a few years back may ring a bell for Philadelphia business owners. Greene was found to be a "serial sexual harasser" who allegedly quickly promoted a woman and later demoted her after he found out she was dating another employee.

To avoid workplace romance issues like Greene's, it might be best to have a "no fraternization" policy in place.