A few days ago I read an insightful post from the HR Bartender herself, Sharlyn Lauby (go ahead and start following her stuff now). The post titled, “Employees: When Should You Lawyer Up…”, answered a reader’s question about getting legal advice from an employment attorney. The reader was an employee, not an HR pro.
Reading this article stoked a question I’ve been asking myself for years. As a good employee engagement practice, should companies hire attorneys as a typical part of every standard HR team? I think it is an idea worth exploring.
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