Monday, November 17, 2008

Treating Employees With Fairness

The way you treat an employee often makes more points with juries than legal technicalities.

Jeffrey Wortman, a partner at the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, spoke on ways to treat employees fairly at a recent BLR National Employment Law Update conference in Las Vegas.

His Fairness Tenets:

  1. Adequate notice.
  2. Opportunity to achieve.
  3. Consistency.
  4. Document as you go.
But most the most important concept is that fairness starts with you - the manager.

The entire article, courtesy of the California Employer Advisor, is here.

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