Weekly Tip To Minimize Liability Exposure
Train Your Managers and Supervisors
The legal theory respondeat superior (let the Master answer) means, in laymans terms, that employers may be held liable for the actions of their supervisors if the supervisors are acting within the scope of their employment. Therefore, it is imperative for employers to know what their supervisors are doing. Supervisor training is an essential component of keeping an employers liability to a minimum. Not only do supervisors need to understand what is acceptable in terms of conduct regarding employees, but they need to understand the consequences of their own actions.
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