Disciplining an employee for any reason can be an uncomfortable experience for everyone. Legally proper termination, suspension, demotion or reassignment of an employee requires utmost due diligence, long before the need admonish an employee comes about. Is your municipality looking ahead and putting the right framework in place to support all kinds of employee discipline? Have you considered what you and your staff need to know before disciplining employees … especially those who belong to a protected class? You have questions. We’ll have some common sense ideas and suggestions to help your municipality prepare for these tough HR situations facing municipal employers.
Betty Knight, Esq., Knight Hoppe Kurnik & Knight, LTD.
John McKnight, Bliss McKnight, Inc.