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Establish policies to help protect your company from litigation

As an employer, you have specific duties that you must meet. When you do this, your employees know that they are valued and that they can count on you to treat them fairly. By meeting your duties, you reduce the risk of litigation in the future. We know that this might seem like a big task, but breaking it down into different sections can make it much easier.

One way that you can make this a bit less challenging is to delegate duties for your business. Make sure that you have someone who is watching payroll and someone who is handling other personnel matters, including complaints of discrimination or harassment. You also need to have someone who knows about labor laws, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA).

You need to set up an employee handbook so that everyone knows what is expected and how to handle situations that go against company policies. This gives everyone something written to check if they have questions about what to do or how to handle different situations.

We understand that there are many things that you might have questions about when it comes to preventing litigation because of employment issues. We are here to help you throughout the process of establishing and upholding the policies that you set.

If an employee does opt to take legal action against your company, we are here to help you evaluate the options that you have for addressing those complaints. We know that protecting your company is your top priority, and we are here to help you ensure that's done.

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