Quash workplace rumors once and for all

August 2010
HR Specialist: California Employment Law;Aug2010, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p1
The article discusses a court wherein Corina Smith, an employee at the Los Angeles Police Department was favored by the court to file a suit although the workplace rumor against her had long passed and had been around for years.


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