An employee with an attendance and performance problem is placed on a final warning and subsequently fired after yet another absence - an absence that resulted in the business losing one of its largest customers. The former employee sues. Can they win?
An employee is stricken with an illness that renders them unable to drive. Their job includes traveling by their own vehicle to numerous sites where public transportation options are limited. The employee claims that the employer should provide them with transportation to the various sites so that they may perform their job. The employer thinks that this is outrageous. Is it?
Business is slow, and the company realizes that layoffs may need to occur. The worst performer is a 55 year old white male with 10 years experience for the firm. You decide to offer him early retirement in lieu of a modest severance package. The early retirement offer would be worth substantially more than any severance. Is this a viable option?