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The HR Toolkit: An Indispensable Resource for Being a Credible Activist by Denise Romano

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CHAPTER 4LEGAL ISSUES FOR CREDIBLE ACTIVISTS

This chapter includes legal noncompliance issues the American employer has a responsibility to prevent and the employee has every right to raise until noncompliance is eliminated. The HR professional has an ethical and professional responsibility to raise these as well once he or she becomes aware of them; the HR professional is also an employee and thus has all employee rights. Brief and clear explanations, sample memos, and risk assessments for raising these issues will be provided to the HR professional for various situations and violations. Information on governmental agencies from which to seek recourse and information will also be provided.

EMPLOYMENT AT-WILL

Employment at-will means that the ...

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