Threatening Behavior — A Mental Health Disability? Quirky Question # 132
Quirky Question # 132:
One of our employees has been very belligerent of late. He has made comments to co-workers that were intimidating and frightening. Some of his co-workers have considered them to be threats of violence and have reported them to our HR group.
HR investigated, corroborated the accuracy of the allegations, and confronted the employee. He basically admitted making the statements, but attributes his behavior to some unspecified mental health disability. We plan to terminate his employment. Is this plan prudent? Answer→