Juries often believe that supervisors and human resource professionals are just looking for ways to fire employees. Yet we as professionals know that the decision to terminate an employee is one of the most difficult management decisions there is. Terminations, however, often lead to lawsuits. Jury awards demonstrate a jury's willingness to punish employers for sloppy or illegal terminations and some of these awards are in the millions. Unfortunately, many of the costly lawsuits could have been avoided by understanding that while employers have rights, they also have responsibilities. What are your rights and responsibilities when terminating your employees?
Join this informative session by our expert speaker, Susan Fahey Desmond, who has been listed in Best Lawyers of America, and get expert guidance to avoid costly lawsuits by making the decision to terminate an employee only when it is legally supportable, and following legal requirements once that decision is made.
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Susan Fahey Desmond
Susan Fahey Desmond is a partner with Jackson Lewis, LLP, which has offices in over 54 cities across the United States. She has been representing management in all aspects of labor in employment law since 1985. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Chamber USA as one of America’s Leading Busi... More info