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Navigate Treacherous Employment IssuesEmployees can make or break your business. Great employees will dramatically improve your profitability. Hire the wrong people, and youll take a huge hit in productivity and overall morale. And if an employeeMoreNavigate Treacherous Employment IssuesEmployees can make or break your business. Great employees will dramatically improve your profitability. Hire the wrong people, and youll take a huge hit in productivity and overall morale. And if an employee harbors a grudge upon termination, you can face a crippling lawsuit. Employment attorney Tyler M. Paetkau navigates the complex system of employment laws and offers proactive steps and procedures you can take to prevent lawsuits or defend your actions in case of a lawsuit.Paetkau covers: Using interviews, applications and background checks to hire the best and brightestThe critical importance of at-will employment disclaimersAvoiding discrimination claims in hiringEstablishing termination procedures for violations of company policyLegal and practical considerations for individual and group layoffsThe most treacherous parts of an employment relationship are the beginning and the end. Avoid unexpected explosions and make your business even more successful by protecting your companys most valuable resource-great employees.Sample forms on CD-ROM: Employment ApplicationEmployee Counseling/Discipline FormEmployee HandbookPerformance EvaluationExit InterviewIndependent Contract AgreementMutual Agreement to Arbitrate ClaimsNondisclosure, Nonsolicitation and Noncompetition AgreementTrade Secret ProtectionSafety, Health and Substance Abuse PoliciesTelecommuting AgreementOffer LetterPolicy on Complaints of Accounting, Internal Accounting Controls and Auditing MattersAuthorization for Release of Health InformationHIPAA Privacy RulesFor 30 years, Entrepreneur has provided the most trusted business advice available to business owners. Our legal guides continue that tradition by offering current and cost-effective legal advice so you can resolve the business and legal issues you face on a daily basis. We also strive to help you identify when its in your best interest to seek the personalized advice and services of a practicing lawyer.