Mistake #1 : Calling a Performance-Related Termination a “Layoff.” Mistake #2: Conducting Layoffs Without a Written Layoff Plan and Process. Mistake #3: Neglecting to Assess the “Adverse Impact” of Layoff Decisions. Mistake #4: Failing to Follow the Requirements for 40+ Year Olds Affected by Layoff. Older workers (those over 40) are members of a protected class and this is one of the categories that must be assessed during the adverse impact analysis addressed above. Employers who offer older workers a release agreement must also ensure that it is a “knowing and voluntary” release under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act. To meet this criteria, then, the release must specifically reference claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, offer an extended period to consider the release agreement (45 days for “group terminations” and 21 days for individual terminations), allow older workers 7 … [Read more...] about The Five Biggest Mistakes Employers Make When Laying Off Employees
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“Staff errors can involve forgetting to properly note a motion,” Koehler wrote. “Setting up the deposition but forgetting to invite a court reporter. Not providing the court with working copies. Miscalculating dates. Forgetting to calendar dates. And many worse things.” … [Read more...] about What’s the biggest mistake a boss, co-worker or underling has made that you’ve had to fix?
“He flooded the zone with (Republican National Committee) staffers. He flooded the zone with establishment people. They didn’t want the president’s disruptive, insurgent personality to do anything that would disrupt what was going on inside of Washington. You had a team of vipers that was trying to slow down the president.” … [Read more...] about Scaramucci: Trump’s Biggest Mistake Was Hiring Priebus
At one point, Trump said, “I don’t have an attorney general. It is very sad,” he said. Trump’s disappointment in Sessions was not limited to the Russia probe. He said he was not happy with “the border” and “numerous” other issues that Sessions’ office affected. … [Read more...] about Trump says appointing Sessions was his biggest mistake
Or, in the case of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), snapping the needle in half and declaring that you believe Comey when he says things you like. … [Read more...] about Maxine Waters’s cringe-worthy explanation for her 180 on James Comey