What role do job descriptions have in helping companies comply with various legal issues?

 

Job descriptions have many roles in helping companies with various legal issues. Job descriptions give specific details about the roles that employees have. If they are not performing those roles it can help provide the standard of work and define how the employee must work. If there is every an issue where an employee is fired, they can pull up the job description and outline what exactly was required in order to prove if the employee was fired wrongfully. Showing what is expected of employees is important so that they can know what is expected and know the guidelines before they get themselves into it.