Quiet Firing: Is This Really A Good Idea?

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By Kathleen J. Jennings (kjj@wimlaw.com)

Everyone is talking about the concept of “quiet quitting, ” but over here at Cover Your Assets, we are also talking about a related issue: Quiet Firing. Tune in to this week’s Podcast to hear how we feel about this passive aggressive approach to managing employees. And find out how “quiet firing” could turn into a constructive discharge or discrimination claim. Have a listen: https://www.spreaker.com/user/10949568/how-is-quiet-firing-related-to-quiet-qui

What Is Quiet Quitting, and Why Should Employers Care?

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By Kathleen J. Jennings (kjj@wimlaw.com)

“Quiet quitting” is a concept that is gaining a lot of traction in mainstream media as well as the blogosphere and podcasting, so naturally, it seems like an ideal topic for our Labor and Employment Law Podcast and the companion blog. What I have learned about it is that it does not involve actual quitting, and those who talk about it are not very quiet. In fact, some “quiet quitting” seems to have arisen from deep seated hostility toward employers. Which is why employers need to be aware of the phenomenon and take steps to address it head on. Thom and I talk about handling “quiet quitting” among your employees. Have a listen: https://www.spreaker.com/user/10949568/cyaquietquit