Can I Get a Witness? The Life and Times of an Expert.

January 24, 2019

In this week’s episode, we will do things a little different. I’ll answer the top five questions I get from listeners about being an expert witness. People have a cursory understanding of what being an expert witness is all about because of what they watch on TV or movies. An expert witness is not an eye-witness. An expert witness is... Read More

Expert Witness Firing – Discrimination

January 17, 2019

Today we will be talking about expert witness – information & stories on firing, particularly around discrimination. Employees need to know their rights and what they are entitled to under the law, whether in regards to their work, leave benefits, or compensation. They need to know when their rights are or aren’t being violated. Employers, on the other hand, have... Read More

Crazy Termination Stories – Weapons and Stalking

January 10, 2019

This week’s episode is going to be about stalking & employees coming to the office carrying weapons. Weapon policies, especially these days, are very necessary in the workplace. You can get a permit to carry your weapon, but even then there are restrictions on whether or not you can bring it to work and other public places. Regina has had... Read More

Crazy Termination Stories – Lying

January 3, 2019

In this week we talk about employees lying & committing fraud. We discuss time card fraud, payroll systems, off duty conduct, and gathering evidence for a case. Just because others in the workplace are lying doesn’t mean that the employee is not guilty. As the HR department, when you get tipped off about something, you have to do your duty... Read More

Crazy Termination Stories – Stealing

December 27, 2018

Bombthreats. Workplace Violence. People using a conference room as a bedroom. In HR, you see it all. But one area of concern that Human Resources professionals have to deal with from time to time is employees who steal. In this episode, we discuss employees stealing – how to spot it, what to do when it happens, and how to handle... Read More