Our executive director has been accused of sexual harassment by a mid-level manager. How should we investigate this properly?
How can we make sure we keep our nonprofit status intact? What are the most common transgressions (inadvertent or not) which lead to loss of section 501(c) 3 tax exemption status? As you know, there are many benefits from maintaining tax-exempt 501 (c) 3 status. When the IRS receives an application for exemption, it grants…
One of our subcontractors did not follow our falls protocol. The person directed our staff to “let her rest and she will be OK.” The resident was severely injured and her condition was made worse by the delay of treatment and bad medication advice. We received a large fine. Can we seek restitution from the…
A member of our executive team is going through a divorce where his ex-wife alleges physical abuse. What should we do?
We’ve taken reasonable precautions, posted signs, added many hand sanitizers, urged hand washing or mask wearing by visitors, etc., but one of our residents got the flu. Now family members are trying to hold us legally responsible for his sickness and ultimate death. What more could we have done? Do we have anything to worry about?
Can a client or patient take pictures of staff sleeping or relaxing on the job, or of his personal belongings?
One of our employees has public photos on Facebook where he’s in drag, and a board member complained. How should we tackle employees doing potentially embarrassing things away from work, yet in a public way?
There has been so much in the news about arbitration agreements over the past year. Are we in the clear and can we use them again?