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Firing at Will: A Manager's Guide by Jay Shepherd

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A Big PaydayWage Cases

As we've talked about in the past two chapters, discrimination cases are the weapon of choice for fired employees. But there are a couple of other types of claims that can really ruin an employer's day. And firing an employee is exactly the sort of thing that can make these claims come to light.

When an employee goes and finds himself a good employment lawyer, the attorney will generally have a checklist of questions to try to figure out what possible claims he might have. Many of those questions will have to do with his pay.

Wages and Hours

It's a fact of life that state and federal governments take the issue of paying ...

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