Beware trumped up reasons for firing

  • September 11, 2017

Sometimes, it is up to HR to stop bosses from doing the wrong thing—for example, when he is frustrated because he has to accommodate a disabled worker’s...

Warning! One firing can bring many lawsuits

  • July 14, 2017

Just because you win one of several lawsuits over a termination, that doesn’t mean remaining matters will be automatically dismissed. It may not matter that one...

Last chance agreements make firing safer

  • March 14, 2017

A last chance agreement can help solidify a termination because it puts the employee subject to the agreement on different footing than other employees.

What are the legal risks of layoffs?

  • September 14, 2016

Q. In recent months, a sharp decline in revenue has forced us to consider downsizing. What are the legal risks associated with a layoff, and how can we minimize them?

Arbitration decisions tend to stick

  • September 09, 2016

There’s a downside to agreeing to decide disciplinary matters in arbitration. Once you agree to have your decisions second-guessed in arbitration, don’t...