• The HR Specialist - Print Newsletter
  • HR Specialist: Employment Law
  • The HR LAW Weekly
  • The HR Weekly
  • California Employment Law
  • Minnesota Employment Law
  • New York Employment Law
  • Pennsylvania Employment Law
  • Texas Employment Law

What to do if a worker plays a game of cat-and-mouse to avoid being terminated?

04/17/2017

Q: “We have an employee who performed very poorly. Numerous staff members complained about his performance and on many occasions our administrator discussed these issues with him. We posted his position in order to find a replacement for him. In the interim he called in sick. We don’t know if this was a trick to force us to keep him. Now he’s requesting to return to work. Since he was still within the 90-day trial period as spelled out in our Personnel Policy Handbook and his position has been posted to find a replacement, are we required to take him back, at either his current position or another position?” – Mendel, New York

Login


Your subscription includes:
  • checkmarkAsk the Attorney: Answers to your HR legal questions
  • checkmarkCompliance Guidance: Access to 7,000 HR news articles, updated daily, sorted by state
  • checkmarkState-by-State: Summaries of HR laws in all 50 states
  • checkmarkManager's Training Library: a treasure trove of printable training guides
  • checkmarkMemos to Managers for simple staff training
  • checkmarkThe Hiring Toolkit: Job descriptions, interview questions & exemption tests for 200+ positions
  • checkmarkWebinar of the Week: Train instantly with recent recordings
  • checkmarkSample Policies, Weekly Podcasts, Q&As and much, much more ...