Most of the time, when you violate an employment law and fire someone illegally, the worst thing that will happen to you is that you’ll get slapped with a big fine. But what happens if you don’t pay that fine and don’t follow the court’s instructions? Jail.
Timothy and Carley Dillett, “corporate officers” of Haven Salon + Spa in Muskego, Wisconsin, recently ignored an enforced order from the National Labor Relations Board. As a result of their refusal to pay the fines ordered by the NLRB, the Dilletts eventually ended up in civil court, and the U.S. Marshals Service also took them into custody.
You may be tempted to ignore court documents or try to handle them yourself. Here’s where Haven Salon + Spa went wrong and how you can avoid the same consequences.
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