Ten Very Goofy Things Employment Lawyers Tell Clients | Sklover Working Wisdom
"The trouble with the legal profession is that 98% of its members give the rest a bad name." - Author Unknown ACTUAL "CASE HISTORY": For many years, I have spent a large amount of my time working for, with, against, alongside and in connection with other lawyers. Based on those decades of experience, I can attest to the truth of the saying that "Absence makes the heart grow fonder." No, of course, lawyers are not all bad people. For example, many are good parents and wonderful contributors to the betterment of humankind. But in their profession, they often tend to have their own special "way" about them. Here are ten very goofy things I have heard many employment lawyers tell employees that are, to be polite, just plain dumb. If you consult legal counsel for a problem or opportunity at work, and hear one or more of these things said, my advice to you is "Head for the door." LESSON TO LEARN: It is best to take both advice and medicine as little as possible, with your eyes "wide open,"