Cincinnati police and firefighter recruits are asked to describe their “most unusual sex act” in a questionnaire that can later become accessible to the public.
The questions are part of the Fire and Police departments’ pre-employment process. They raise concerns for some that new recruits are being asked to divulge private, probing details about their sexual history.
“This certainly raises eyebrows,” said Mary Turocy, director of public affairs for the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Continue reading
Employment contracts offer benefits to employers and employees alike
Employment is a result of agreements between an employers and an employees and this should ideally be properly formulated by way of employment contracts. Adelson Law specializes in labor law and can help you with employment contracts in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood FL, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach.
Employment contracts are beneficial for both employers and employees as they detail the conditions and benefits and protect the rights of all parties involved. Whether it is an executive position, a secretarial position, short-term employment or hiring the services of an independent contractor, an employment contract sets out the key elements of the relationship and agreement between the parties. Continue reading
Employment discrimination claims have the potential to permanently damage the reputation of a business. These claims are expensive to fight, and may bring unwanted publicity to the business. Although it is impossible to completely eliminate the risk of having an employee file a discrimination claim, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of employment discrimination claims in Palm Beach, Florida. Continue reading
Maintain Thorough Employee Records
One of the most important steps your business can take to fight wrongful termination claims is to keep detailed records of an employee’s conduct. Review the employee’s conduct every few months, and keep an itemized list in the employee’s file of the areas they need to improve. Similarly, written records of misconduct should also be kept. Continue reading
The Parting of the Ways: Documentation
No matter how carefully an employer screens employees during the hiring process, and no matter how well they train and treat their employees, the time may eventually come when they have to terminate an employee. This process is never an easy one; it often involves emotional responses, especially when the employee is well-liked on a personal level.
Termination of employment can become even worse, however, if it is not handled properly, leaving the employer open to litigation for wrongful termination. Wrongful termination is defined as any employment termination that violates an employee’s rights: Continue reading