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Flying Fists and Workplace Injuries
How would you respond if your employee got into a scuffle while taking his paid rest break? How would you handle it? Was the employee injured? Should this be considered a workers’ compensation injury? Let’s take a look at what happened, and how one HR manager handled it. Read more.
Stay Up to Date on the Latest Employment Legal Updates
You have an employee who has been working for you for 6 years. Today he comes to HR to present new documents that have a different social security number, name and birthdate. This employee obviously gave you false documents 6 years ago when he was hired, falsely completed his application and has deceived you about his true identity.
How should you handle this issue?
Terminate this employee. He signed your application stating information listed was true and accurate, and any misstatements or omissions would result in immediate termination.
Terminate this employee. He was obviously illegal before and provided you false documents at hire.
You must accept the new documents as long as they appear to be authentic. As long as this employee is authorized to work, he must be allowed to continue to work.
Last month we provided a poster to help employees understand the importance of only working while on the clock. This month we shift our focus to management and how to prevent employees from working off the clock. Read more.