The Independent Counsel

Employment


How to Terminate Effectively


BY EDWARD T. RUSSEL

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.