Small Business Human Resource Audits: How to avoid employee lawsuits

Are your employment policies and practices up-to-date? Every employer is at risk for an employment-related lawsuit. Every lawsuit is potentially devastating to your business, given the high costs of defending a suit, negative publicity, employee time spent in litigation, and ripple effect of employee complaints. You can significantly cut down your exposure to an employment-related lawsuit by having an attorney review your company employment policies and procedures from the interview to the termination stage. Well-drafted employment policies and handbooks, detailed recordkeeping, and good human resource practices are the best way to avoid complaints and employment-related lawsuits. Click here for more about small business human resources audits.