So many times an employer gets in trouble for following logic instead of the law. Quite often what is logical just isn’t legal, and that can be tricky for many managers and HR professionals. It trips them up. That’s why one of my favorite topics to speak about is Employment Law Bloopers and Lessons Learned.
If you are interested in this topic, and like to learn employment law from stories (instead of detailed powerpoints with dense legal citations), then you have two chances to come hear me speak. First, on August 28th at the California HR Conference in Long Beach, and second on August 29th at the FIRMA (Foodservice Industry Risk Management Association) Conference in Fullerton.
One of the bloopers I will be talking about is “Ignoring Warning Signs from Top Performers.” Those who read my blog posts know this is an issue close to my heart. And it is all over the news regardless of industry, from tech, to media, to entertainment, to universities and more. Other bloopers involve skipping steps when dealing with the interactive process and reasonable accommodation, retaliation, and the mistakes people make with emails and social media (like those texts we see in litigation from managers to employees sent in the wee hours of the morning on issues unrelated to work … you get the idea).
Come be entertained on August 28th or 29th and learn a few things too!