Terminated employee claims discrimination? Warn managers against any sort of retaliation

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Some managers and supervisors can’t leave well enough alone after they terminate an employee. When the former employee files a lawsuit, they try to find a way to strike back. That can be a disaster!

That’s why you must make sure bosses understand the consequences that may flow from a single act of vengeance or anger.

Recent case:  Alonzo Taylor, who is black, was hired as a regional sales representative for Amcor Flexibles. He received a $15,000 sign-on bonus and an annual base salary of $90,000. That meant he was one of the highest-paid sales reps, and perhaps warranted the high expectations the hiring manager had for his apparent talents and experience.

Taylor’s boss was disappointed when complaints started flowing in from customers about Taylor’s poor communication skills, lack of return calls and late paperwork. After placing Taylor on a performance improvement plan, the manager eventually recommended that Tay...(register to read more)

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