10 Tips For Worry-Free Performance Reviews

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 4:06 PM EST) -- Performance reviews aren't usually what get employers into legal trouble, but they often serve as a key piece of evidence when employment litigation does arise. Depending on what they say, they can either help or hurt an employer's efforts to demonstrate the rationale behind its actions.

“A performance appraisal can be an employer's best friend in litigation if it is done honestly and consistently,” Bob Nobile of Seyfarth Shaw LLP said. “If appraisals are not done correctly, then they can become an employer's worst nightmare as...
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