Avoid lawsuits by making sure your suspension programs are up to date and in compliance.
One of the most effective ways for employers to avoid employment lawsuits from their employees is to gather all relevant facts and take prompt corrective action. Employee suspensions are a means to such an end. If handled incorrectly, suspensions can be the basis for a future lawsuit. This topic provides an overview of the suspension process and how to handle suspensions without landing in legal hot water.
Suspensions Pending Investigation
• Why This Can Save You Time and Money
• The Investigation Process
Suspension of Union Employees
• Progressive Discipline
• Just Cause
The Decision Making Process
• Analyzing the Risks vs. Benefits of Suspension
• Alternative Corrective Action
Litigation Landmines Resulting From Suspensions
• Loss of Exemption From Wage and Hour Laws
• Paid vs. Unpaid
• Potential Class Action Claims
• Retaliation Claims
Michael A. Gregg with Littler Mendelson, P.C.
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