Performance reviews can either hurt or help, says Attorney Susan G. Fentin. If an employee is fired for poor performance, but his or her appraisal was good, the appraisal can show pretext. However, when a poor appraisal is followed by a lack of improvement by the employee, your appraisal can demonstrate a legitimate (and nondiscriminatory) […]
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Your performance appraisals can either hurt or help, says Attorney Susan G. Fentin. If the appraisal was good, but the employee was terminated for poor performance, the appraisal can show pretext; if appraisal was poor, and employee did not improve, the appraisal can show a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for termination.