Lying on a job application may help you get hired, but could cost you later.
When a direct “no” is not an option, there are ways to tactfully turn down a coffee request, joining a planning committee or doing office housework.
If a former employer lied about you in a reference, you may have a defamation claim — but these cases can be tough to prove and win.
I work part-time for a business with only six workers, and I make $5 per hour. The company sells things online for people who don’t have the time or know-how to do it themselves, then takes part of the proceeds as a fee. The owner told me he doesn’t have to pay minimum wage because it is such a small business. Is this true?
Employers have a lot of leeway to monitor employee emails.