Monthly Archives: March 2015

Objective performance evaluations and progressive discipline help minimize exposure

The soaring number of charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and employment-related litigation claims initiated over the past ten years has made many employers leery when disciplining or terminating employees.  To mitigate this concern and any potential exposure when disciplining or terminating an employee, especially one who falls within...
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Tips for minimizing liability when disciplining an employee following a leave of absence under the FMLA

These days, most large and medium size employers are aware of their general obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to allow certain eligible employees to take a leave of absence from work for their own serious health condition or to care for an immediate family member with...
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