10 Things That Might Make Your Company an Attractive Target to a Plaintiff's Lawyer

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Wimberly & Lawson attorneys Kathleen Jennings, Paul Oliver, and Jim Wimberly conducted a webinar on June 2, 2022, dealing with the above subject. The following outline was prepared dealing with the subject matter highlights: 

  1. No written policies or procedures. 
  2. No documentation of discipline or counseling. 
  3. Lack of training of managers and supervisors. 
  4. No effective internal complaint procedures. 
  5. Failing to properly investigate employee complaints. 
  6. Lack of due process in termination decisions. 
  7. Condoning of offensive words or conduct in the workplace. 
  8. Lack of diversity. 
  9. Misclassification of employees, whether viewed as independent contractors or exempt.
  10. Poor procedures for recording of work time for determination of overtime.

This is part of our July 2022 Newsletter.

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