Terminating Employees

Terminating Employees Legally to Avoid Costly Lawsuits
26 Apr 2018
- 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM EST
90 Minutes

Know About Your Rights and Responsibilities When Terminating Employees!

Terminating Employees Legally to Avoid Costly Lawsuits

Susan Fahey Desmond is a Principal in the New Orleans, Louisiana, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She maintains an active practice in both Louisiana and Mississippi.

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Overview:

Juries often believe that supervisors and human resource professionals are just looking for ways to fire employees. Yet we as professionals know that the decision to terminate an employee is one of the most difficult management decisions there is. Terminations, however, often lead to lawsuits. Jury awards demonstrate a jury's willingness to punish employers for sloppy or illegal terminations and some of these awards are in the millions. Unfortunately, many of the costly lawsuits could have been avoided by understanding that while employers have rights, they also have responsibilities. What are your rights and responsibilities when terminating your employees?

Join this informative session by our expert speaker, Susan Fahey Desmond, who has been listed in Best Lawyers of America, and get expert guidance to avoid costly lawsuits by making the decision to terminate an employee only when it is legally supportable, and following legal requirements once that decision is made.

Learning Objectives

Learn the most common reasons employers are sued over terminations
Understand why concern is necessary even when employment is "at will"
Discover how to use progressive discipline correctly
Review questions to ask yourself before deciding to terminate
Learn why you must know the difference between performance and misconduct
Find out what to do during the termination meeting-and what to avoid
Consider severance packages -and decide if should you offer one

Who should attend?

  • Company Owners
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Human Resource Staff
  • Recruiters

What You Get

  • Training Materials
  • Live Q&A Session with the Speaker
  • Participation Certificate
  • Earn 100 Loyalty points with every booking. You can redeem one live webinar with 300 loyalty points.

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