Tag Archives: Employee Performance

“Smoking Guns” and Unofficial Rules: A Reminder for Employers

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If you work in human resources, or are an executive or employment lawyer, at some point you probably have thought, heard or said words to the effect of “Juries are very unpredictable and can do some crazy things.” I admit that I often scratch my head reading about the conclusions juries have reached in some … Continue reading this entry

Being Untruthful About the Reason for a Termination Can Get an Employer in Hot Water

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We have written in the past about how important it is for an employer to be accurate in articulating its reason for terminating an employee.  For example, if an employer is terminating an employee for poor performance, the employer should say so, and not try to characterize the termination as a job position elimination.  If … Continue reading this entry