To guarantee an employment lawsuit, just follow these five "worst practices"


It's not just London that is suffering from unrest these days -- there is reason to believe that American workplaces are far from heaven, too, even for those who are still fortunate enough to be employed.

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that approximately 75 percent of departing employees would not recommend their former employers to others looking for a job, almost a 100 percent increase over the "disgruntlement index" from 2008.

Meanwhile, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received more than 99 thousand charges in 2010, an increase of approximately 6,000 since the prior year. No telling what the numbers will be for 2011. My guess is "atrocious."

Want to guarantee you'll be sued, even if you're 100 percent in compliance with the law? Here are five employer "worst practices"...

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