Tag: employment contract

Communication, Development & Evaluation

Making Employee’s Intention to Quit Effective Immediately

March 3, 2023

Via: HR Hero

An employment relationship may be ended in a variety of ways with different legal consequences, so it’s important to accurately determine the method by which it’s terminated. An involuntary termination (i.e., the employee is fired) occurs when the employer decides […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Noncompete Contracts Protect Your Business in a High-Turnover Job Market

January 13, 2023

Via: HR Hero

In a job market with high turnover rates, noncompete contracts are useful ways to protect your business in industries that are susceptible to damage when an employee brings knowledge of internal operations to other companies. This article is meant to […]


Employers Can’t Mandate Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

November 10, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Courts have long favored arbitration as a method of dispute resolution under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court reinforced the policy favoring arbitration agreements in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis. The Court ruled that the […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Lessons on Drafting Employee Agreements

July 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia) recently issued a published decision on an employer’s second appeal of a judgment in favor of its former employee on claims of […]

Research, Software

Handbook Acknowledgments—Why They’re Important

February 9, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Most employers have some type of handbook to outline policies and expectations and keep everything in one place for employees to reference. However, not all employers ask employees to sign an acknowledgment form; it’s often viewed as an extra unnecessary […]