The ground rules we have discussed, along with the instructions in Chapters 1 and 2, give you a far better chance of avoiding accusations of illegal actions, and of successfully arguing your case should a lawsuit develop, than do loosely structured approaches to discipline. They are precautionary measures on the legal front as well as sensible methods for behavior modification. They cannot guarantee complete freedom from legal action, no more than they can guarantee 100 percent success with behavior modification. But they can maximize that freedom, and that success, within realistic boundaries.

Checkpoint: Carroll Daugherty’s Rules

Carroll Daugherty was a practicing labor arbitrator who emphasized the need ...

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