Employers sometimes need to let go of new or relatively new employees who repeatedly fail to perform expected job functions at an acceptable level.
Take, for example, new workers who repeatedly make simple mistakes. Those workers often challenge their dismissals if they did not know about performance expectations or had no training. They also may sue if they believe the employers did not fairly apply the rules—that is, they know of other employees who did not perform and yet kept their jobs.
The key to defending these kinds of claims is to completely document the...(register to read more)
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