Tag: dismissal


Police chief wants control of disciplinary process

August 11, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

Met chief commissioner Mark Rowley, with the support of the chief constables of three of the other largest police forces in England and Wales, told the Home Office that the present system was a “legalistic, bureaucratic and expensive minefield” that […]


Court Upholds Dismissal After Employee Couldn’t Prove Monetary Damages

May 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin employers) recently interpreted the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in a case involving an interesting set of facts. The employer altered an employee’s […]

Research, Software

I Was Laid Off But Replaced. Is that Legal?

May 19, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Like many people, I was laid off as part of a company-wide reduction in workforce due to COVID 19. One of 50-60 people at a software company serving one of the hardest-hit industries. They did a decent job as far […]


Employer pays $90K to settle charges it fired employee for hearing loss

August 19, 2019

Via: HR Dive

“It is important for employers to know that they cannot fire an employee in an attempt to avoid increased insurance costs resulting from the employee’s physical or mental impairment,” Rudy Sustaita, regional attorney for the EEOC’s Houston District Office, said […]

Research, Software

Workers’ engagement, loyalty drops 9 months before they quit

April 9, 2019

Via: HR Dive

Peakon’s survey results confirm other studies’ findings. For instance, a Harris Poll for Yoh found that disrespectful managers can drive out employees, even if they like their jobs. And research has shown meaningful work can keep employees on board. A […]