Noncompete violation means no unemployment

  • July 03, 2018

When an employee is fired for violating the terms of a noncompete, he won’t receive unemployment compensation because he committed willful act of wrongdoing, which...

Terminated worker won’t return property

  • June 21, 2018

The problem: A terminated employee fails to return company equipment, such as a laptop. How do you get it back? You have different options to consider, depending on your...

Firing: When and where?

  • June 19, 2018

Firing employees is part of your job. And it’s never easy. But you can make it more bearable by choosing where and when to do the job.

5 tips for legally safe terminations

  • May 11, 2018

While you can’t expect an employee to leave a termination meeting happy, you can take a few simple steps to calm the person down and reduce the chances that he or...

Good records get lawsuits dismissed fast

  • February 21, 2018

Employers that have well-documented business reasons for every discharge typically win lawsuits that allege discrimination. Good records force employees to prove that an...