"I never voted for anybody. I always voted against." — W.C. Fields
In two months, U.S. voters will go to the polls and select the next U.S. president. But this election (and the campaigns leading up to it) will be like nothing else the country has ever experienced. Deeply divisive candidates lead both major parties, and the political rhetoric has turned some friends into foes.
As discussed in the August issue, it is inevitable your employees (and probably you) will discuss the upcoming election at your workplace. However, as noted in August's "Politics in the workplace," you need to be careful, and doing the following things will help you navigate your staff through this unique time:
In addition, each state has slightly different approaches to employee rights during elections. In this month's issue, we provide a state-by-state analysis of what is and is not legally acceptable in the workplace.