Dealing with Problem Employees A Legal Guide

ISBN-10: 141331919X
ISBN-13: 9781413319194
Edition: 7th
List price: $49.99
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Handle workplace issues legallyAre you a conscientious, well-intentioned employer with a problem employee on your hands? Then this book is for you.Dealing With Problem Employees provides proven techniques -- and more important, immediate resolutions  More...

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Legal Assisting Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $49.99
Edition: 7th
Publisher: NOLO
Publication date: 9/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Handle workplace issues legallyAre you a conscientious, well-intentioned employer with a problem employee on your hands? Then this book is for you.Dealing With Problem Employees provides proven techniques -- and more important, immediate resolutions -- for how effectively manage your problem employee. Find out how to:- avoid hiring problem employees- turn problem employees into productive, valuable workers- safely and legally terminate those employees who can’t or won’t improve- investigate problems and complaints- conduct performance evaluations- apply progressive discipline- handle severances and references- institute effective policies and proceduresThis edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in your state. It also provides sample policies, forms and checklists to help you create a trouble-free workplace.

Amy DelPo is an author and consulting editor who specializes in employment and family law issues. She brings years of criminal and civil law experience to her work at Nolo, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. She has written numerous employment law titles, including The Performance Appraisal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. DelPo currently divides her time between writing on legal issues and chasing after her busy children. DelPo received her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Introduction
The High Cost of Problem Employees
How This Book Can Help
Who Should Read This Book
Who Should Not Read This Book
What's Your Problem?
Performance or Productivity Problems
Interpersonal Problems
Insubordination
Excessive Absenteeism
Drugs and Alcohol
Theft and Dishonesty
Violence
When Technology Is the Problem
Employment Law Basics
Employment at Will
Employment Contracts
Breaches of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Violations of Public Policy
Discrimination and Retaliation
Unfair Labor Practices
Performance Evaluations
The Benefits of an Evaluation System
Create Performance Objectives
Observe and Document Employee Performance
Conduct Interim Meetings to Discuss Progress and Problems
Conduct the Year-End Evaluation
Progressive Discipline
The Benefits of Progressive Discipline
The Steps of Progressive Discipline
How Progressive Discipline Works
Guidelines for Avoiding Legal Trouble
Sample Progressive Discipline Policy
Complaints and Investigations
When Investigation Is Necessary
Complaint Policies and Procedures
Preparing to Investigate
Conducting Interviews
Written and Physical Evidence
Employees' Rights to Privacy
Making the Decision
Dispute Resolution Programs
Types of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Which Procedures Are Right for Your Company?
Tips for Creating an Effective Program
Making the Decision to Fire
Is It Time to Consider Firing?
Making the Decision to Fire: An Employer's Checklist
Planning for the Aftermath
Legal Constraints on What You Say
What to Tell Coworkers
What to Tell Reference Seekers
Continuing Health Insurance
Unemployment Compensation
Written Explanations of the Termination
Severance and Releases
Are You Obligated to Pay Severance?
Should You Pay Severance?
Should You Ask for a Release?
What Should You Offer?
Writing a Release
Agreements to Protect Your Business
How to Fire
The Termination Meeting
The Exit Interview
Looking Forward
Improve Your Hiring Process
Workplace Policies
Researching the Law and Hiring a Lawyer
When to Hire a Lawyer
How to Find a Good Lawyer
Legal Fees
Working With Your Lawyer
Firing a Lawyer
Doing Your Own Legal Research
Appendix
Federal Agencies That Enforce Workplace Laws
Federal Fair Employment Laws
State Laws Prohibiting Discrimination in Private Employment
State OSHA Laws and Offices
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×