HR Learning Center: Blog

Was it a case of passing bad apples around?

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on Oct 24th 2013

As an HR exec, you may want to investigate multiple transfers of the same person to see if managers are avoiding dealing with performance problems.Here’s a case in point: Two sets of managers at an in … read more

Firm did a lot right, but missed investigation of FMLA claims

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on Oct 10th 2013

Sometimes the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing. And in a big company, there are often more than two hands. In a recent case involving a chemist at an oil company, a worker, his co-w … read more

The importance of getting to the bottom of accusations quickly

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on Sep 24th 2013

When you have required disciplinary action and vague accusations at the same time, what do you do?Insist on some kind of follow up. HR needs to make those accusations more concrete. In this case, stro … read more