New Orleans Partner’s Guide to Terminating Employees for Theft
In his bylined piece for Workforce Magazine, New Orleans Managing Partner Edward Harold outlines common mistakes that result in otherwise peaceful terminations going south in court, and provides step-by-step solutions to prevent the worst-case scenario from unfolding.
"In virtually every employment lawsuit arising from a termination for wrongdoing, the first step of the termination process — the investigation — becomes the most critical when scrutinized by a jury," Ed said. "An allegation of theft is a powerful accusation and so an employee’s first tack in a trial to prove innocence will be to show the investigation and its results are untrustworthy."
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