Employment and Wage and Hour Law Newsletter™ - March 2012


In This Issue:

• Notes From The Editor

• Correctly Classifying Employees As Exempt Or Non-Exempt In Order To Avoid Litigation

• Independent Contractor Or Employee: The Control Test

• The Importance Of Effective Documentation

Excerpt from The Importance of Effective Documentation

To effectively defend wrongful termination cases, an employer needs to produce evidence to support its purported basis for the decision to terminate. The strongest evidence of the basis for the employer’s decision is documentation created during the decision making process. Not only does such contemporaneous documentation support the employer’s reasons for the decision while raising doubt as to the employee’s claimed reasons, it also refutes any argument the employer’s reasons are somehow false.

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