Performance Evaluations: Critical Tool or Potential Liability?

Arizona Employment Law Letter
Employment & Labor Law

Evaluations can serve as an effective tool to boost employee performance and productivity levels if they’re properly prepared and implemented. Because most managers dread the process, they fall prey to common mistakes that not only prevent the performance evaluation from being an effective tool but also can be costly for employers. Unfortunately, with wrongful termination and discrimination cases on the rise, this oft-overlooked tool has taken on an important role outside of just improving performance. It also can be key to defending against those claims.

 

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