The limits of an “at-will” policy — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Having an “at-will” policy may not protect you from a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by an employee. A California court recently ruled that an at-will worker who was fired after blowing the whistle on unethical business practices can sue for wrongful discharge. Upshot: Respond seriously to any employee’s complaints of illegal activity. Keep accurate performance records and never retaliate against a complainant.
Do some of your employees require more "managing” than others? Do some enjoy pushing the limits, while others seem totally clueless about the problems they cause? From emotional drama queens to lazy slackers, all of these aggravating folks can be considered "Challenging Employees” — people who consume an inordinate amount of your time and energy, but are not really bad enough to fire....Click here to find out more.