Employment

Once an employer has made the decision to terminate an employee, specific steps should be followed to ensure the transition goes as smoothly as possible and the business is protected.  

Terminating employees is part of business management. There is a right way to do this and a way that opens your business up to legal risk. This post discusses how employers can terminate employees while protecting their business.

 

Many businesses allow their employees to “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) for work purposes. There are upsides and concerns in BYOD. Employers should carefully develop a BYOD policy to protect their business.

 

As a business owner it’s important to understand what OSHA is, how it works, which companies are required to comply by law, and the claims that could be raised against an employer. This post addresses all of these issues. 

 

Many employers do criminal background checks on prospective employees. But if something comes up that is a concern, how can an employer legitimately respond?

Since using marijuana is legal in Colorado, can your employees use it? Can you stop them? What should your policies include? This post discusses the legal issues involved.

Learn more about how the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s memo, Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing, may impact your business’s employment handbook in a generally positive way.

This post discusses the importance of a social media policy for your company and highlights key considerations when developing such a policy.

Thinking of letting someone at your company go? While there are often many considerations when you have to fire an employee, here are five key points to cover.

If an employee has a mental health-related disability, when and how can an employer require medical examinations and how should the employer approach this problem? A recent case gives some insight.