Employers must terminate employees from time to time in order to run their businesses effectively. In today’s litigious world, terminating employees is an emotional and legal minefield for managers and supervisors. Even subtle differences in preparing for and conducting terminations can impact greatly the level of legal risk, and whether an employer faces a claim that may cost six figures (or more) in potential liabilities and litigation costs. This webinar will give you knowledge on basic employment laws at the federal & state level and practical strategies about the process of termination.
- Employee Termination Policies
- Risk Analysis
- When Is It Illegal to Fire An Employee?
- Documenting Procedures and guidelines
- Who should be present during the termination?
- What you should or shouldn’t say during termination proceedings
- Informing the Employee
How to utilize the termination procedure to reduce the risk of lawsuits and the risk of workplace violence
- Type of Employees being terminated (At-Will, Government, Contract).
- Review of the Company Termination Policy : Different termination reasons
- Federal & State Laws Related to Wrongful Termination
- Discipline process and termination paperwork
- How to conduct a termination meeting
- Severance Pay, Waivers of Legal Rights and Unemployment Claims: Key considerations for individual terminations and group layoffs.
- Post termination legalities
Webinar: Legally Terminating Employees : 10 Complex Issues You Must Know | When: Wednesday, Sep 12th | 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT | Duration: 60 Minutes | Expert Trainer: Stuart Silverman
Stuart Silverman has been practicing law for almost 30 years and is the principal of the Law Offices of Stuart M. Silverman, P.A., located in Boca Raton, Florida. The emphasis of his practice is in the area of labor and employment law, and business and commercial litigation. Mr. Silverman has represented both private and public employers, as well as individual employees in a whole host of complex business disputes and employment settings at administrative levels, and state and federal trial and appellate courts. His extensive employment litigation experience includes claims under age, race, sex discrimination, wage and hour claims, whistleblower and retaliation claims, ADA and FMLA claims, public employee's claims, as well as disputes under employment contracts, non-compete agreements, trade secrets disputes, and partnership breakups. Mr. Silverman is a frequent speaker on his areas of practice.
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