The Independent Counsel


How to Terminate Effectively


While disgruntled former employees now make up one of the most significant plaintiff classes in lawsuits against companies, the manner in which a termination is handled can reduce the risk of litigation. The key is planning and attention to detail. The following tips for termination should aid in this process.

Comment: Be fair, treat employees with respect and, where appropriate, offer severance pay and outplacement services

© ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT GENERAL COUNSEL 1994; (all rights reserved). This article is not intended as legal advice. Consult a qualified attorney for assistance concerning a specific issue or problem.