If you're in danger of losing your job, Richard C. Busse provides advice about how to turn things around and improve your relationships at work. If you do lose your job, he explains how to cope with termination, negotiate the best settlement and understand your rights. He answers many questions about U.S. employment laws and how they differ from state to state. getAbstract recommends this book to anyone who fears he or she may be "fired, laid-off or forced out" of a job, now or in the future. Managers, supervisors and human resource professionals will also find useful tips about legal issues and conducting performance evaluations properly, so they can avoid the risk of wrongful termination lawsuits.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why most employees are employed "at will" and can be terminated at the employer's discretion without cause;
- What to do if you think you're about to be fired or laid-off; and
- When and how to get a lawyer if you believe you have been wrongfully terminated.
About the Author
Richard C. Busse is an expert in labor and employment law, and has been practicing as a plaintiff's employment law attorney since 1981.