No business owner wants to be subject to an employee lawsuit, but the odds are good that any business will be at some point. The question for HR management is whether the organization is prepared when it does happen.
There are two major aspects that need to be addressed when it comes to employee lawsuits. These are prevention and preparation. Building a culture and management structure that minimizes the prospect of employee claims is an ongoing effort. Preparation is largely an HR task that can be integrated into standard management practices.