As a Trends subscriber, you’re aware of the growing labor shortage as well as the challenges posed by our runaway tort system. However, you may not yet appreciate the enormous problems created at the intersection of these two trends. Today, employers not only face the usual problems that arise when they hire the wrong person; they often face even bigger problems when they try to jettison these “mis-hires.” At that point, many employers find themselves faced with high legal costs, regardless of whether they litigate or settle. What does this mean to you as an employee, manager, or business owner? What can you do to make the best of the current reality? Find out where this trend is ending in the long run.