Take away the Hollywood, glamour, and awards, and say you have two employees–we’ll call them Will and Chris. Chris makes a tasteless joke about Will’s wife, and Will slaps Chris. What do you do?
I asked HR managers in my Evil HR Lady group what they would do. Let their answers help guide you through similar sticky situations in your business should something like this arise.
Take immediate action
If Will hadn’t stopped at one slap or Chris had fought back, you would absolutely need to get security, or the police involved to separate the