Employee Theft Lawyers

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What Is Employee Theft?

Employee theft encompasses much more than the white collar crimes like embezzlement that you may hear about on the news. Employees take unlawfully from their employers in many circumstances, including:

As An Employee, What If I Am Accused of Theft But Am Not Guilty?

While it is not illegal for your employer to suspect, accuse, or fire you based on a suspicion of theft, a false and unwarranted charge may allow you to sue your employer for damages. 

As An Employer, How Can I Avoid Employee Theft?

As an employer, you must be proactive on the issue of employee theft.  Several ways employers can protect themselves are by:

Do I Need A Lawyer?

If you are suspected of theft in the workplace, a criminal defense lawyer will be able to discuss with you the repercussions of such an accusation and possible courses of action.  Employment attorneys can also be of assistance to employers who mistrust certain employee actions and need help to implement safeguard policies.

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Last Modified: 09-13-2011 04:37 PM PDT

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