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.
The death of an employee needs to be communicated within the workplace promptly and with sensitivity to the emotional toll that such news has on those receiving it. Many questions arise for managers and employees about how to make these announcements....Click here to find out more.