National & International

Your Office Coach: Office gift-giving is a minefield

Q: One of my coworkers recently informed me that everyone always chips in to get a Christmas gift for our boss. I was somewhat surprised, because this was not done in any of my previous jobs. In my experience, managers were more likely to give presents to employees instead of the other way around. While I don't mind contributing, this just seems odd. Has giving the boss a gift become a common practice?

McDonald’s workers go on strike, alleging widespread sexual harassment

At least 150 employees and other protesters gathered outside a McDonald's on Troost Avenue to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment complaints.