Managing a Disruptive Whistleblower

Labor & Employment NOW Video Series

July 13, 2016

Partners Sarah Bouchard and Thomas Linthorst offer guidance for employers on how to manage an employee who raises complaints—including complaints that may constitute protected whistleblowing—in a disruptive manner. Sarah and Tom discuss good HR practices for managing a disruptive employee’s performance and behavior, considerations for the company in evaluating the risks of retaining or terminating a disruptive employee, and pointers for ensuring that the company’s confidential information is protected when dealing with a potential whistleblower.