Michael Jacobson

About Michael Jacobson

I am the legal editor for the organizational exit and investigations and litigation sections of XpertHR USA. Prior to joining XpertHR, I worked as an attorney in Manhattan for six years where I defended employers and healthcare providers against wrongful termination, discrimination, medical malpractice and general liability claims. I obtained my Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where I was the notes and comments editor for the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal.

Some of the topics I cover in the US include:
Employee Investigation
Employee Termination
Constructive Discharge
Termination for Cause

Email : michael.jacobson@xperthr.com

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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information: Part Two – Case Studies

In Part One of this series, we discussed electronically stored information (ESI), the changing technological landscape, new discovery rules encompassing all ESI and what that means for HR in general terms.  In this segment, we’ll review two cases where ESI… continue
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The Strange Case of HR and the Electronically Stored Information

Why is it so important that HR take electronically stored information (ESI) seriously?  Elementary, my dear HR professional.… continue
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Performance Management: The Importance of Being Honest

Much like the titular character(s) in Oscar Wilde’s 19th century masterpiece, HR professionals, supervisors and managers play multiple roles in their daily pursuits. In any one day they can be the arbiter, the confidant, the problem-solver, the investigator, the performance… continue
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