Wrongful Discharge, Staff Reduction And Employment Practices Manual

Wrongful Discharge, Staff Reduction And Employment Practices Manual


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Author: Richard J. Simmons
Publisher: Castle Publications
Edition: Fifth
ISBN: 9781940747262
Pages: Over 750

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The Wrongful Discharge, Staff Reduction And Employment Practices Manual by Attorney Richard J. Simmons of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is an essential manual for every employer in the nation. Finally — a publication that advises employers how to avoid lawsuits and increase the likelihood of prevailing when suits are filed. It is a desk reference that guides employers through discipline, documentation, and termination practices. A resource that every person involved in hiring, evaluating, staff reductions or disciplining should have.

This is the first publication that addresses the full range of employer responsibilities when evaluating and administering key personnel actions. It is a non-technical desk reference that reviews the law of wrongful discharge and related claims. It includes a step-by-step guide to assist employers to create and administer an effective performance evaluation system and contains helpful policies and forms. It is considered an outstanding practical and legal guide for every HR representative, manager, employment attorney and HR consultant.

Among the numerous topics addressed are the following:

  • Keys To Documentation
  • Post Termination Practices
  • At-Will Policy Issues
  • History Of Wrongful Discharge Law
  • Plant Closing And WARN Rules
  • Personnel File Issues
  • Theories Used Against Employers
  • Employee And Employer Duties
  • Negligent Performance Evaluations
  • Sample Forms
  • Exit Interview Forms
  • Job Applications Based On ADA Rules
  • Creating And Administrating Effective Performance Evaluation Systems
  • Defensive Practices
  • Layoff And Staff Reduction Issues
  • Emotional Distress Claims
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Avoiding Discharge Liability
  • Job Reference Issues
  • Grounds For Dismissals
  • Unemployment Insurance Responses
  • Arbitration And Mediation
  • Public Policy Considerations
  • The Evolution Of The Law Regarding Discipline And Terminations
  • A Good Discharge Does Not Come As A Surprise
  • Discrimination And Retaliation Standards
  • Express And Implied Contracts
  • At-Will vs. Good Cause Standards

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