Terminating an Employee Who Belongs to a Protected Class

/cdklawyers.com// 11/18/2010 An employer’s reason for discharging an employee cannot be based on the employee’s membership in a class protected by law.  For example, an employer cannot fire an employee because the employee is of a certain race or religion or because the employee is pregnant.  But, of course, an employer may fire an employee […]

Employment Law Issue: Addressing Short-timers’ Syndrome

/cdklawyers.com// 11/14/2010 A resigning employee typically gives an employer two weeks’ notice.  The employee then uses the notice period to wrap up projects and to answer questions while the employer either hires a replacement or divides the employee’s responsibilities among remaining employees.  But, unfortunately, some employees suffer from “short-timers’ syndrome” and lose any motivation to […]