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Understanding and preventing negligent hiring

Management Research News

ISSN: 0140-9174

Article publication date: 1 July 2000

Abstract

States that there is a growing concern regarding the potential liability from negligent hiring within the university and public sector. Considers the lack of insurance cover in this area. Discusses the measures employees can take to limit their exposure to this problem, covering the key points stated in most legal claims. Urges employees to immediately contact a lawyer if sued due to the short timescale to respond.

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Le, M.N. and Kleiner, B.H. (2000), "Understanding and preventing negligent hiring", Management Research News, Vol. 23 No. 7/8, pp. 53-55. https://doi.org/10.1108/01409170010782172

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