When can we fire for offensive body odor?

  • October 16, 2011

Q. We have a staff member with body odor so bad that other staff members have complained and even threatened to leave the company. The employee has been disciplined...

Wrongful Termination: FAQs

  • October 07, 2011

Terminating an employee can produce a volatile employment situation. Wrongful termination claims lurk behind every discharge decision. So employers must know what to...

Fire insubordinate worker, despite complaint

  • May 22, 2011

Employees who complain about discrimination or harassment are protected from retaliation. But some of them mistakenly believe that complaining makes them invincible....

Take careful notes during all exit interviews

  • February 20, 2011

Employees often reveal their true feelings during an exit interview, and they frequently wind up burning bridges in the process. Smart employers take notes during exit...

Fire the liar?

  • January 19, 2011

Question: My husband listed a four-year degree on his resume, even though he only has a two-year degree.  When he was truthful about his education, he was not...