Firing people is generally unpleasant, but when you need to fire an employee who you think is likely to sue you, it is downright terrifying. Many a bad employee has held a manager hostage by threatening to claim some sort of discrimination if the manager fires the person.
It can place an entire department on pins and needles, even if the claims are absolutely false. After all, lawsuits are expensive even if you win.
So, what do you do when you have an employee who isn’t performing up to speed and is likely to sue you if you fire that person? Here’s how to handle it. [Read more at About Money]