EEOC Position Statements—Your reason for firing better be consistent

2018-04-23T23:55:15-05:00January 2nd, 2014|Construction Contractor Advisor, Employment Discrimination|

Why was that employee fired? If you are responding to a charge of discrimination filed with the EEOC or the NEOC, you had best make sure your reason for termination is consistent with all other written explanations of the employee’s termination. Otherwise, you could be looking at a trial instead of dismissal. A recent case out of the Court of Appeals brings home this point. In that case, the employer [...]