Over many years as a manager and editor, there’s one thing I have heard over and over about HR professionals: They’re always worried about getting sued!
It’s true. In our ultra-litigious 21st Century society, with 1 attorney for every 300 Americans, people sue other people at the drop of a hat.
Human resource departments are especially focused on lawsuits since HR is charged with both making sure that employees comply with organizational rules and regulations, and ensuring that their companies stay up to date with all federal, state and local workplace laws too.
It’s a never ending battle of course, and out here in the People’s