Employee Theft During a Recession – What Employers Need to Know

During times of economic insecurity, normally honest employees may resort to theft due to the increasing financial pressure they are feeling at home. Employees may also be motivated to steal if they were given extra responsibilities after others were terminated without an increase in compensation. While they may not normally be
inclined to take advantage of their employer, thieving employees may rationalize their behavior because they are panicked about their current financial woes. As a result, companies are wise to look out for increased criminal acts by their employees, especially if layoffs have been commonplace recently within the organization. read more…