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Should I report to HR and involve others if I am being wrongly accused of theft?

I'd file a formal complaint with HR over this incident In places I have worked, unfounded accusations of theft are in no way acceptable. You were accused, by a lone security person, of theft, with ...
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Etiquette concerning food that has gone bad in fridges at work

It is better to put a note on the fridge few days before cleaning it to warn that the spoilt food will be thrown a way at a certain date. Then leave the note for a couple of weeks after the clean up. ...
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Etiquette concerning food that has gone bad in fridges at work

Throwing out bad food is Ok, but that won’t stop people from complaining, and that is the real problem. If this happens, take photos of the food that can serve as evidence. “Why did you throw out my ...
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Etiquette concerning food that has gone bad in fridges at work

The people responsible for the moldy food either don't care, don't work there anymore or have legitimately forgotten about it. Because of that, there is no point in trying to play a game of "who'...
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Etiquette concerning food that has gone bad in fridges at work

Unfortunately their are a surprising amount of idiots who cannot behave like adults and keep track of their own food. Setting rules and posting guideline doesn't help. The idiots will simply ignore ...
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Etiquette concerning food that has gone bad in fridges at work

This seems like a very reasonable thing to do, if you're unsure about how people would react, you could write a message the other people on your office asking if it's okay, but I hardly think anyone ...
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Working in a research company that studies the same research problem as my startup

Absolutely yes, you need to tell the company. And expect them to forbid this. OK, let me walk that back a bit. You should probably talk to a lawyer, but I'm fairly sure the answer will be a) yes you ...
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Working in a research company that studies the same research problem as my startup

My question here is, should I inform the company of what I am trying to do outside of my work there? I don't want it to look like I was hiding something, and then the company thinking that I was ...
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Working in a research company that studies the same research problem as my startup

Patent lawyer is needed here to answer that question IMHO, you should check your contract and employee handbook of the company you are joining These things will be outlined there. Maybe indirectly, ...
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