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Employee theft is a big problem for some employers. Even so, don’t make the mistake of accusing someone unless you have solid evidence he or she is the culprit. Instead, document your suspicions and consider whether to call police or conduct your own investigation. Then, if possible, try to catch the thief in the act.
Sure, it’s inconvenient when employees need to take FMLA leave. But you can’t tweak FMLA policies just to suit your operational needs. If you try it, prepare to get out your checkbook. Your employee will have a slam-dunk case to bring to court.
Many employees who file discrimination claims are on the alert for potential retaliation. That’s why HR should always check back with employees who file harassment or discrimination charges. If those employees report anything that smacks of retaliation, fix the problem right away.