Every workplace has occasional problems with employees. This book is packed with the legal and practical information you need to handle all kinds of issues--from small corrective actions to major problems that put your company at risk. It provides proven techniques--and immediate solutions. Find out how to quickly and legally: manage performance issues investigate problems and complaints help problem employees get back on track lay the groundwork for termination handle severances and references avoid discrimination and other types of lawsuits, and avoid hiring problem employees in the future. The 9th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in every state. It provides sample policies, forms, and checklists to help you at every step.