Discipline and Documentation
No employer wants to terminate an employee. It is an unpleasant task and turnover is costly. Further, every termination carries a risk of litigation. In this webinar, we will discuss proper ways to discipline employees so you can hopefully avoid that unpleasant termination decision. Of course, litigation can never be completely avoided and your documentation of your disciplinary measures will be key in defending your organization.
- Use of progressive discipline
- Employer goals when disciplining employees
- Employer goals when documenting discipline
- Common mistakes in documentation
- Dangers of putting employees on “probation”
- When to decide to terminate an employee
Susan Desmond is a principal with Jackson Lewis PC which has offices in 59 cities across the United States. Ms. Desmond has been representing management in all areas of labor and employment law since her graduation from the University of Tennessee School of Law in 1985. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law and has been named by Chambers USA as one of America’s leading business lawyers. Ms. Desmond is also listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers and Louisiana Super Lawy... View Full Profile
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