Book Title:

Dealing with Problem Employees: A Legal Guide (Dealing With Problem Employees) (Paperback)
by Amy Delpo, Lisa Guerin

Editorial Reviews:

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“Offers proven techniques for creating a trouble-free workplace and offers immediate fixes for handling your problem employee of the moment.”

Book Description

Take control of your problems and your workplace.

Do you have an employee who isn’t performing, isn’t producing or doesn’t show up at all? Or does your workplace seem to be a breeding ground for all kinds of employee problems, large and small? No matter what the problem is, this book can help.

Dealing With Problem Employees provides proven techniques – and more importantly, immediate fixes – for dealing with the inevitable problem employee.

Find out how to:

* avoid hiring problem employees

* recognize who is and isn’t a problem employee

* help problem employees get back on track

* investigate problems and complaints

* conduct performance evaluations

* apply progressive discipline

* suspend employees

* fire employees

* handle severances and references

* institute effective policies and procedures

The 3nd edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in your state, and provides a new chapter on using mediation to resolve workplace disputes. It also provides sample policies to help give you a trouble-free workplace.

About the Author

Amy Delpo. Ms. DelPo is an author and consulting editor who specializes in employment and family law issues. She brings more than six years of criminal and civil law experience to her work at Nolo, having litigated cases in all levels of state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. Her real-world experience enriches her work at Nolo, where she has written numerous employment law titles, including The Performance Appraisal Handbook, Dealing with Problem Employees, and Create Your Own Employee Handbook. She is also the editor of Parent Savvy, a book that answers parents’ practical, financial, and legal questions. Ms. DelPo currently divides her time between writing on legal issues and chasing after her two busy children, Sophia and Charlie. Ms. DelPo received her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Lisa Guerin. During her years as a law student at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, Lisa worked for Nolo as a research and editorial assistant. After a stint as a staff attorney at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lisa worked primarily in the field of employment law, in both government and private practice. Lisa recently rejoined the staff at Nolo, where she is the co-author of Nolo’s Pocket Guide to California Law.