Terminating Employee on Workers’ Comp Involves Delicate Decisions
We are a smaller employer with only 16 employees, and we have an employee who has been on workers’ compensation for more than eight months….
Employee Arrested While Off Duty? Proceed Cautiously; Gather Facts
One of our employees did not show up for work yesterday and failed to call or otherwise notify us of his absence. We have a…
Final Wages to Fired Employee Should Include Reporting Time Pay
Late during the shift one afternoon, I discovered one of the employees had been stealing from the company. I immediately sent him home. When he…
Reference Checks: What Can I Say About a Former Employee?
Is an employer prohibited from providing a reason for separation when verifying past employment? No — an employer can provide reasons for separation/termination, but many…
Firing an Employee With a ‘Bad Attitude’ in California
We would like to terminate an employee who has a bad attitude that rubs off on other employees. However, we haven’t given him any warning….