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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A former Pittsburgh news anchor whose social media post led to community outrage and her eventual firing is suing the TV station where she worked.
When planning a reduction in force, you can offer different employees different severance payments—as long as it’s based on a nondiscriminatory reason, such as length of service.

Sometimes, an employee’s performance problems may not seem serious enough to warrant a formal performance improvement plan. However, you should be sure to document the problems anyway. Those records will be useful if you later have to terminate someone for economic reasons.

You may have to fire an otherwise good worker if his attitude is bad enough. Be sure to document the misbehavior.
Want to terminate an employee? Make sure that if you state a reason, you do so consistently.
Even the highest flyers can walk into work one day and walk out with a box of family photos.
A Minnesota appeals court has ruled that workers fired for refusing to go along with Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA) violations can sue and recover damages.
The Minnesota state legislature has made significant employer-friendly changes to the veterans’ preference law that state, county, and municipal governments must follow, making it easier to terminate employees who aren’t working out.
Employees who quit their jobs for a compelling reason but who don’t give their employers a chance to fix the problem aren’t eligible for unemployment compensation benefits.
A highly compensated employee whose job duties consisted largely of training customers on how to use the software his employer sells has won a California overtime lawsuit.
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