Take control of your problems and your workplace. Do you have an employee who isn't performing, isn't producing or doesn't show up at all? Does your workplace seem to be a breeding ground for all kinds of employee problems, large and small? No matter what the problem is, this book can help. Dealing With Problem Employees provides proven techniques -- and more importantly, immediate fixes -- for dealing with the inevitable problem employee. Find out how to avoid hiring problem employees, recognize who is and isn't a problem employee, help problem employees get back on track, investigate problems and complaints, conduct performance evaluations, apply progressive discipline, suspend employees, fire employees, handle severances and references and institute effective policies and procedures. The 4th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in your state. It also provides sample policies to help give you a trouble-free workplace.