When a lawsuit has your name on it
- STEM the Litigation Tide By Managing and Motivating. Barth, Stephen // Lodging Hospitality;Jan2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p16
Provides information on an employee management and motivation process for hotels to avoid litigation. Functions of management; Characteristics of a leader; Goal of the process.
- Fair Treatment In Firings Avoids Suits. Bee, Lisa; Maatman Jr., Gerald L. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;2/25/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p20
Focuses on achieving best workplace practices and maximizing productivity in order to avoid employment practices liability (EPL) lawsuits. Behavior of an employee that management wants to terminate; Advice on how to lower the risk of an EPL claim; Requirement of a covenant of good faith and...
- Are You Ready to Defend Your Company? Thomas, Jane // Women in Business;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p14
Focuses on statistics on employee-related lawsuits according to a 1999 survey conducted by the Society of Human Resource Management in the United States. Cost for companies facing employee-related lawsuits; Increase in the number of discrimination and harassment lawsuits; Resources from G. Neil...
- Lessons for all. Falconer, Heather // Employers Law;Sep2003, p7
Examines the lessons learned from the case Mattis v. Pollock about the liability of employers to employees' behavior in the workplace. Complexity of employer liability rulings; Comparison with the Lister v. Hesley case; Implications for recruitment, training and management of employees.
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;6/13/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p19
Presents several legal cases on personnel management in Great Britain as of June 2002. Case of Johnson versus Unisys on unfair dismissal of employment; Social equality of the sexes in the workplace; Lawsuit on disability discrimination claim.
- The High Cost of Firing. Ward, David L. // Nonprofit World Report;Jan/Feb85, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p17
Focuses on the costs of firing an employee in the U.S. Tips to avoid lawsuits for nonprofit managers; Rules in personnel relations; Importance of being honest and straightforward in evaluations.
- Excuse for Insubordination Does Not Reverse Discharge. Larkin, John Day // Labor Law Journal;Feb70, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p126
This article provides information on a lawsuit concerning the discharge of an employee who, after reporting to work, flatly refused to perform his first assignment of the day. He claimed that his ulcers were bothering him, he had personal business to take care of, and that his little girl needed...
- LEGAL CHECKLIST. // People Management;4/8/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p19
Presents court cases related to personnel management. Harper versus Virgin Net Ltd. on unfair dismissal; Crossley versus Faithful & Gould Holdings Ltd. on disability and retirement benefits; Susie Radin Ltd. versus GMB & ors on labor relations.
- LEGAL UPDATE. // Benefits Quarterly;2004 Third Quarter, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p69
This section discusses several legal cases concerning employee benefits in the U.S. In Kentucky Association of Health Plans, Inc. et. al. v. Miller, Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Insurance, Any Willing Provider laws are not preempted by Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)...