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How to Legally Handle Employee Terminations and Resignations

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Learn how to properly handle resignations and the aftermath once an employee departs your organization.This topic will cover the ins and outs of handling departing employees - whether voluntarily leaving or being asked to go. Learn the potential liability and impact of performance evaluations, disciplinary documentation, and internal investigations. Discover how to avoid the perception of improper motivation when you are forced to terminate an employee.


Peter E. Hansen, SmithAmundsen LLC


When You Have to Terminate

• Does Your Documentation Support Your Decision?

• Reviewing the Employee Termination Checklist

• Dos and Don'ts

Handling Resignations

• Get It in Writing

• Dealing With Notice Periods

• Exit Interviews

Procedures for Layoffs

• Conducting a Reduction in Force

• WARN Act Notices

Managing the Separation

• Separation and Release Agreements

• Final Pay

• References

• Security Concerns