Labor and Employment
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Proper Hiring Practices
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Today, the ever changing business environment, and complex regulations make hiring and managing employees one of the most legally challenging experiences in business. If you are an employer trying to both avoid exposure to legal risks as well as doing what's right for your employees, our knowledge and experience in these areas is geared toward helping protect you in your individual situation.
The complexity of the modern world means that the days of people working for thirty years at the same company and retiring with a gold watch are almost non-existent. People routinely change their employers and change their working environments. With so much transition occurring, much of the conflict in this field arises from hiring and terminating employees.
What Should Employers Consider When Hiring or Firing an Employee?
When representing the employer, it is critical to set the scene for protection of your business. Most areas of conflict arise by failing to address the situation before it became a problem. Because of our extensive experience in this area of law, we can adeptly identify potential issues for an employer to assist in avoiding future expensive litigation down the road.
Proper hiring of employees is a matter of defining the working relationship and their duties before your employees start working. With a few hours of proper planning and implementing preventative strategies, most of the major areas of concern can be addressed and can significantly reduce your exposure to risk. It is astonishing to learn what questions you are legally precluded from asking when making hiring decisions. Careful adherence to regulatory proscriptions is essential.
Proper termination is another process with which our firm has been assisting employers for years. We have worked with many well known wineries in evaluating their personnel decisions. This process of examining the circumstances as well as the complex employment law rules and regulations is a complicated one. Several Factors are:
Our greatest pride in this area of practice is in avoiding conflicts before they happen. Of course, it is not possible to anticipate every possibility, and in the case of an actual dispute, we zealously defend your rights and work for a quick resolution to your issue. For more information please click the button below. If you have and questions we would love to answer them. Please give us a call.
If you are an employee who has been victimized by inappropriate workplace practices, due to our extensive knowledge, regarding the intricate and ever changing laws related to employee's rights, we are happy to assist in addressing legitimate grievances that arise out of the employment process.