Avoid a wrongful termination lawsuit. Establish a system of discipline and stick to it. This ensures that employees fired for poor performance are treated fairly and in line with company policy. Inform all workers of your firm’s termination policies and confirm in writing that they understand them. Review the company’s policies periodically, and audit your disciplinary procedures to confirm that they’re not having a disproportionate impact on certain groups of employees. You may want to have a labor attorney conduct the audit to prevent it from being subject to disclosure in a subsequent lawsuit.
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