Acall from your client brings your
attention to trouble at your job site.
It seems that Larry, your apprentice carpenter,
has been drinking on the job
and threatened another employee with
the business end of a nail gun. Larry is
fired. Case closed.
But you feel sorry for Larry’s family,
and you don’t want to upset his best
buds and former coworkers, Curly and
Moe, so you don’t object to his claim for
unemployment benefits. Good move?
Nice Guys Finish Last
Let us suppose that Larry has a bone
to pick with you. After he receives his
unemployment, he sues you for
wrongful discharge, claiming that he
was fired because you are prejudiced
against left-handed Lithuanians. This