Latest from Karla L. Miller
This worker is incapacitated by a mysterious illness that doctors think was caused by coronavirus exposure at work. Is it possible to claim workers' compensation?
  • Oct 22, 2020
My roommate and co-worker is spending more time on her boyfriend and side projects than on her career, and snapping at colleagues in online meetings. I think it’s time for an intervention.
  • Oct 15, 2020
If you think your job search is being sabotaged by your former boss, the best defense is a strong slate of references who can say positive things on your behalf.
  • Oct 8, 2020
When coronavirus hits the workplace, employers need to notify their workers in a way that avoids causing panic while protecting everyone's health and privacy.
  • Oct 1, 2020
A junior staffer is instructed by bosses to "call them out" if they forget to wear masks at work. But they're still not changing their careless ways.
  • Sep 24, 2020
If you're a federal employee looking to volunteer at the polls or on the campaign trail, make sure you're not violating the Hatch Act.
  • Sep 17, 2020
Our ambitious new hires expect their work to be acknowledged, but we can't promote them all. It's a challenge for mentors.
  • Sep 10, 2020
Retail is a sinking ship, but this manager can't seem to find a way off. Is a "lifeboat job" the answer?
  • Sep 3, 2020
When I asked my boss about reimbursement for a home office setup, I was told I should be grateful to be allowed to work from home.
  • Aug 20, 2020
My husband isn't getting paid by his employer for work he is doing during the pandemic, but he is afraid it will affect his unemployment benefits if he quits.
  • Aug 13, 2020