Admitted wrongdoing is grounds for discharge

  • September 07, 2013

If you think an employee has broken a rule, ask her. If she admits she did, that’s reason enough to terminate her. Just make sure you ask the question of every...

OK to fire everyone, then ask them to reapply

  • August 05, 2013

Sometimes, it becomes apparent that something has to change in a workplace. When that’s the case, firing everyone and having them reapply for their jobs may be a...

Base firing on solid evidence of wrongdoing

  • April 30, 2013

Solid, substantiated and legitimate reasons for firing someone almost always trump bias claims based on a few isolated slurs—even when the trash-talking comes...