DSV Legal Insights
August 2019
Recent Blog

The economy is humming along, we are at functional levels of full employment, and every time we have an open position it seems to get harder and harder to hire a qualified person. It is in these very times that employers may let down their guard, stop coaching or warning employees for routine indiscretions or policy violations, or let slide myriad performance problems that in leaner times would have an employee shown the door. Why? The available applicant pool is shallow right now, and employers may rationalize that it is “better the devil they know than the devil they don’t” or that they might not be able to backfill the position at all. And what could possibly go wrong?

Read more to learn about how employers can minimize litigation following employee termination in an era of full employment.
Upcoming Events
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
4:00 - 5:30 PM

The District Tap
3720 E 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Employers face many legal risks in managing the employment relationship--but never so much as when it comes time to end it.

Join DSV’s employment lawyers as they demystify the risks associated with employee termination and provide strategies and best practices to minimize litigation following employee termination. We will discuss everything from emergency terminations for violent actions in the workplace to terminations for employees' inability or unwillingness to meet behavioral or performance expectations, along with some sound advice for reducing risk through separation agreements.

Drinks and appetizers will be served.

Audience: Employers, Company Owners, HR Professionals

Saturday, November 9, 2019
6:00 - 10:00 PM

The District Tap
3720 E 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240


Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP (DSV) invites you to an exclusive evening of bourbon tasking to benefit the Indiana Center for Prevention of Youth Abuse & Suicide. Join us for an evening of fine bourbons and delicious hors d'oeuvres while networking with other VIPs--all for a great cause.

Seating is Limited.
All proceeds go to protecting Indiana youth from abuse and suicide.
By invitation only.
For more information, contact Judy Neuman at jneuman@dsvlaw.com or 317.580.4848.
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