Avoid Potential Lawsuits by Calling an HR Professional
Have you ever wondered why we encourage you to call an HR professional before every termination? Simple: 85% of all employment lawsuits can be prevented just by making one simple call. Sounds too good to be true, right? Read on for a story illustrating how one call to the HR professionals saved a delivery company from several potential lawsuits.
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Question: We have an employee whose job performance has declined over the past several months. We have spoken to him several times about his recent job performance problems, but this employee has not shown any improvement. While we are not at the point where we are looking to terminate this employee, we are looking for suggestions on how to best proceed to address this situation.
Employment Law Updates
Federal/All State Updates: Federal Arbitration Act – No Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment or Assault Claims
California: UPDATE 2/21/2022 – The Return of COVID Supplemental Paid Sick Leave
Massachusetts: COVID Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ends March 15
New Jersey: Notice to Employee of Tracking Device Required
New York City: Job Postings Must Have Salary Range
New York: Prior Notice of Employee Monitoring Required
Pennsylvania: Proposed Amendments to Tip Credit Rules
March 23, 2022
Topic: Discipline and Terminate Employees Without Getting Sued
10:30 a.m. PT / 1:30 p.m. ET (1 hour)
Event ID: 1014 / Password: 9870
Have you ever wondered if it’s best practice to put an employee on a PIP? Should you demote an employee who is having performance problems? This webinar will discuss potential red flags and employer pitfalls that can arise when disciplining and terminating employees. After this webinar, attendees will be better able to identify issues and effectively navigate them to mitigate the risk of a lawsuit alleging retaliation, discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination. This webinar will also cover employer obligations when processing terminations, including:
- Vacation payout
- Timing of final paychecks
- Appropriate deductions from final pay
- Required documentation to provide the employee
- And more!