“Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.”
This post may not be the usual finger-wagging scold you may have come to expect from an employment lawyer. I’m confident, though, that this blog’s audience of fellow practitioners and human resource professionals will take a little solace in it. After all, it’s no fun to be a killjoy and we are thrust into that role more often than we’d like.
Why? Because potential liability under the employment laws too often compels us to manage to the lowest common denominator.