Why do some employees withhold information from others?
Trust can also be a contributing factor as to why employees withhold information. To combat this, management may need to actively recognize and reward the contributions of those who exhibit the desired behavior.
What happens if you don’t tell your staff?
Secrecy: “We can’t tell the staff,” is something I hear managers say repeatedly. They defend this position with the argument that staff will be distracted, confused or simply unable to comprehend what is happening in the business. If you treat employees like children, they will behave that way — which means trouble.
What’s behind employee knowledge hoarding and how to fix it?
Opinions expressed are those of the author. Leadership Coach & Facilitator For The Left-Brained Analytical Leader & Founder of JAS Leadership. I’ve observed a growing problem in today’s workplace where employees hide, hoard or simply don’t provide information to others in their organization.
Why do some people hide information from others?
By focusing on these aspects of work, managers can encourage employees to share more and hide less.” Trust can also be a contributing factor as to why employees withhold information. To combat this, management may need to actively recognize and reward the contributions of those who exhibit the desired behavior.
What happens if an employer has an honest belief about FMLA?
It looked fishy to the employer, who believed he’d misused the FMLA. The 3rd Circuit accepted this honest belief as defeating the employee’s FMLA retaliation claim. It noted that the 10th Circuit held that an employer’s honest belief an employee has committed fraud, even if possibly mistaken, defeats an FMLA retaliation claim.
Who are the covered employers under the FMLA?
The FMLA applies only to “covered” employers. A covered employer may be a private-sector employer, a public agency, or a school. Covered employers must provide FMLA benefits and protections to eligible employees
Can a employer interfere with an FMLA claim?
Similarly, employers should not interfere with an employee’s FMLA claim. When an employee makes an FMLA claim, the employer should not act or fail to act in ways that a court may later construe as attempts to stop or hinder the employee from making a claim. This holds true even if the claim is later denied.
What can I do if my employer denies my FMLA?
If you provide complete information and your employer denies your request for FMLA leave, you can file a complaint against your employer with the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. To begin the process of filing a complaint, visit the DOL’s website. This article is for information purposes only.