Employee terminations are no fun for anyone—certainly for the person getting fired, but also for the person doing the firing. Aside from the inevitability of a uncomfortable conversation (which never really gets easier), every decision to terminate an employee increases an employer’s risk of dealing with a wrongful termination claim.
Compli may not be able to help you avoid the difficulty of terminations all together, but we can give you the tools you reduce your legal liability, and perhaps even make those awkward conversations a little easier for managers and (soon to be ex-) employees alike. Here on the blog, we’re sharing a few recommended practices for dealing with employee terminations in a systematic approach. We started with steps to take before there’s an issue—today, let’s review what to do when considering termination:
In our next article in this series, we’ll dive into those interactions so many people would rather avoid, and explore the right ways and wrong ways to conduct a termination meeting. But if you have a difficult conversation coming up before then, we can help: Learn all about Compli’s termination initiatives and manager training solutions.