Why national unemployment levels mean legal hassles for you.
As a business owner, you should understand that a significant level of unemployment is the largest predictor of an increase in employee lawsuits relative.
Understandably, employers face difficult questions and concerns during a weakened economy
- What is the process for an employee’s layoff?
- Which employment laws are relevant?
- How can I avoid an employee lawsuit?
- How do I combat lowered employee morale?
A downsizing employer is expected to navigate a complex legal and human resources minefield, and must get its answers right the first time. Employers will increasingly seek legal guidance to minimize risk when answering these critical questions and dealing with laws.
You may need compliance assistance (or a shoulder to cry on) during an isolated layoff,
You should develop a strategic reduction-in-force plan while consulting your legal resources. In this way, you can avoid looming legal hassles that are characteristics of high levels of unemployment.
Modern Business Associates frequently deals with layoff issues. As a Professional Employee Organization, our clients rely on us to help them effectively deal with these kinds of topics including designing layoff plans and educating clients about lowering the chance of an employee claim.
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