Edward Yost

SHRM-SCP, HR Business Partner

Area of Expertise: Employee relations, workplace practices and policies, employee engagement, workplace violence.

"Generally speaking, employers cannot have policies that prohibit all political discussions, as this is considered protected concerted activity under the National Labor Relations Board." But “it is important for employers to monitor such (political) discussions to ensure that they do not lead to bullying or threatening behaviors between employees or become a significant drag on productivity.” –The Kansas City Star​

"Dress codes are getting more complicated as companies acknowledge the popularity of tattoos and piercings, particularly amont younger workers. It's a becoming more mainstream, and it's not as ​prevalent that organizations are committed to making sure nobody sees your tattoos or piercings or whatever else." – Akron (Ohio) Business Journal


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