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Discipline & discharge: Best practices for avoiding litigation (access required)

Disciplining and terminating employees are realities of doing business, but by adhering to certain practices, employers can help reduce the risk of costly litigation. Discipline or termination, often referred to as “adverse employment actions,” can give rise to allegations of unlawful discrimination or retaliation. Discrimination involves actions taken because of a worker’s protected characteristic, such as ...