Keeping Employment Conversations Private – No Recording Rules for Employers

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 08/17/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

Is it legal for employees to record disciplinary meetings and termination meetings in the workplace?

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Be Careful with Job Postings in the 7th Circuit: Considerations in light of Kleber v. Carefusion Corporation

Gina LiVolsi By Gina LiVolsi, on 05/25/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

As a way to screen perceived overqualified applicants from applying for an open position, employers sometimes put experience caps on job postings.  But be careful.  While this is a seemingly neutral practice, it could put your company at risk.

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Document, Document, Document!

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 05/18/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

Any time you decide to terminate an employee, it’s critical that you locate and preserve the evidence you relied upon in making that decision. You never know – it just might save you a few million down the road.

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Tips for Effective Discrimination and Harassment Training

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 05/11/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

Okay… so since reading last week’s post, you’ve reviewed your employee handbook and updated your anti-discrimination and harassment policies.  What now?

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In the #MeToo Era, It’s Time to Review Your Sexual Harassment Policy

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 05/4/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

Workplace harassment has risen to the front and center of our national conversation.  You should be assured that your employees are listening.

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So, you want to terminate an employee…

Martin LaPointe By Martin LaPointe, on 02/23/18
Filed As: Employment Counseling: Best Practices

Let’s face it, no business is immune from making the tough decision to terminate an employee. And no one likes to do it. The real questions are how and when do you do it?

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