Firing

There’s danger in every aspect of firing, from WARN Act layoffs and exit interviews to constructive discharge and more.

Learn how to fire an employee and sidestep wrongful termination lawsuits, with battle-tested firing procedures, and employment termination letters. At last, you can fire at will!

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Some problems will eventually go away if you wait long enough. But that's not the attitude to take when employees request workplace accommodations for their physical or mental conditions.
The ...
Terminating a class of employees and offering them to return as independent contractors can save you thousands. But it may raise eyebrows. That's why, to avoid lawsuits under the Age Discrimination ...
Issue: Severance agreements that deny severance payments to employees fired "for cause."
Risk: Failing to clarify "for cause" could result in having to pay severance to people fired for blatant ...
When discussing hiring, firing or promotion decisions, make sure you can back up any claims with some proof. And impress upon others involved in such discussions to also be truthful and ...
In severance agreements, employers typically require employees to sign promises not to file employment-related lawsuits. But don't try to include FMLA rights in that
waiver.
Why? A new ruling ...
In sexual harassment cases, your worst-case scenario is harassment by a supervisor. That's because sex harassment by a supervisor resulting in a tangible employment action (firing, demotion, pay cut, etc.) is ...
Issue: If you uncover an employee's performance problems while she's on FMLA leave, can you fire her?
Risk: Firing may be legal in some cases, but it will likely prompt ...
You may know that the ADA entitles disabled people to reasonable accommodations to allow them to perform their job's essential functions. But what about employees who have minor medical ailments that ...
Issue: Some courts consider agreements—signed or unsigned—legally binding contracts.

Risk: A promise by one of your managers during a phone conversation could lock you into paying for service you don’t want or need.

Action: Train managers to say “Let me see that in writing” before agreeing to anything.
Terminating an employee who's out on FMLA leave isn't impossible. If you can prove that you would have fired the employee if he or she had been at work, you can ...
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