Avoiding Employment Litigation Through Effective Recruitment and Hiring

March 2006Articles NJ Business Magazine

All employment litigation involves an allegation that an employer did not make a responsible business decision – it broke a promise, it acted for a legally improper reason, or behaved in a manner intended to cause harm and wholly unrelated to its business interests. An employment decision is a business decision with potentially significant legal consequences that should be considered, made and implemented with the same degree of care which attends any other business decision. This article discusses the steps that should be taken in the recruitment and hiring process to put an employer in the position to best defend its recruitment decision.

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