Did you know that the ripple effect from proposals made by the staid American Psychiatric Association could impact your workplace significantly?
Proposed changes to the venerable Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or the "DSM," which "discovers" new "abnormal behavior" every day, and which is the Bible for mental health professionals, as well as lawyers and courts who must diagnose and deal with the results of abnormal behavior, may "create" a whole new class of abnormal "addictive" behavior. Recall the Americans with Disabilities Act? In the future, an employer may have to be very careful not to take an adverse employment action against an unfortunate employee who suffers from a disabling internet gambling addiction. We will keep you posted.