Discriminatory pranks are no joking matter

Pranks and jokes can be a great way to break work tension and lighten the mood of an office. However, the fine line between fun and discrimination should always be maintained. HR should help ensure that jokes and pranks in the workplace are not related to someone’s age, disability, sex, race or other protected characteristics. Check out this well-written blog on how to avoid possible discrimination claims: Discriminatory April Fools’ Pranks Are No Joking Matter (SHRM).

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