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Terminations Procedures Checklist
Knowing when to terminate an employee is just as important as knowing how to terminate an employee – and you can with this Terminations Procedures checklist.
United States
29 May 2019
Help! I Just Received A Charge Of Discrimination. Now What? - Part 3 Of 3
In this three-part series, we are exploring best practices for handling a charge of discrimination.
United States
29 Nov 2018
Is Social Awkwardness A Valid Reason To Terminate An Employee?
Her job duties included assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients under the supervision of a physician.
United States
1 Feb 2018
Rhode Island Court: Paid Suspension Is Adverse Employment Action
Recently, Judge John J. McConnell, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island heard a claim from a female employee who says she was placed on a paid suspension after announcing that she was pregnant.
United States
31 Jan 2018
1st Circuit Court: FMLA Is Not A Tool Employees Can Use To Delay Termination
Most employers know they cannot retaliate against someone for requesting or using Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave.
United States
31 Jan 2018
Virginia Supreme Court Refuses To Expand Bowman Doctrine For Wrongful Termination Of An At-Will Employee
In Bowman v. State Bank of Keysville, the Virginia Supreme Court first recognized an exception to the employment at-will doctrine based upon an employer's violation of public policy in the discharge of an employee.
United States
4 May 2017
Terminating The Walking Dead Employee: What Would Negan Do?
Like many of you, I am still reeling from last night's brutal season opener of The Walking Dead.
United States
3 Nov 2016
What Did Ryan Lochte Do? 8 Tips For Waterproof Investigations
Despite the conclusion of the 2016 Summer Olympics, Ryan Lochte is still "under water" with questions still looming after Rio police reports that the American gold-medal Olympian fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Brazil. Lochte initially reported that he and three other U.S. swimmers—James Feigen, Jack Conger, and Gunnar Bentz—were robbed at gunpoint as they were returning from a party.
United States
8 Sep 2016
Hope Solo: Too Little, Too Late?
Hope Solo's derogatory comments about Sweden's national women's soccer team have earned her a six-month ban from U.S. Soccer and the termination of her contract.
United States
1 Sep 2016
#Fired: Post A Tweet, Lose Your Job
Many people enjoy spouting off what they view as 140-character tidbits of wisdom on the social media platform Twitter.
United States
26 Aug 2016
Headline News: Policies, Procedures Essential Tools In Fight Against Sexual Harassment
Last week, former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson slapped Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes with a wrongful termination and sexual harassment lawsuit in New Jersey Superior Court.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Supreme Court Rules That Statute Of Limitations Period For Constructive Discharge Claims Begins To Run From Date Of Notice Of Resignation
In Pennsylvania State Police v. Suders, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized that an employer may be liable for a constructive discharge under Title VII.
United States
31 May 2016
Ninth Circuit Finds FAA Preempts Safety-Related Wrongful Termination Claim
The Ninth Circuit held that the FAA preempts state law wrongful termination claims where the factfinder would need to intrude upon the field of aviation safety.
United States
1 May 2014
New Board Policy Permits Front Pay To Be Included In Settlement Agreements
A recent Memorandum issued by the National Labor Relations Board's Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon may reflect a subtle effort by the Board to encourage the recovery of front pay for individuals claiming they were unlawfully fired or disciplined.
United States
30 Jan 2013
Public University Lawfully Terminated HR Vice President Who Published Op-Ed Insensitive To Homosexuals
The University of Toledo terminated an Associate Vice President for Human Resources after she wrote an op-ed column arguing that homosexuals could choose their sexual orientation and thus were not entitled to the same protections as persons of color.
United States
31 Dec 2012
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