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Course length: 
31-60
Course type:
Full Length Course
Category: 
Employment Law Training
Audience: 
Managers
Topic: 
Interviewing, Hiring & Firing
Format: 
Video

A difficult yet important part of any manager's responsibilities is properly managing the termination process. Following the right procedures knowing what to say and what not to say and being able to spot the warning signs of a troubled employee can mean the difference between a well-managed termination and one that poses significant legal risk. This course helps managers learn about the importance of documentation, planning and appropriate communication for reductions in force.

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Course Details

  • Managers
Managers

Key concepts covered in this course:

  • Common legal pitfalls associated with terminations
  • Importance of past practice and following the organization’s process
  • Handling the actual termination meeting and employee reactions and questions
  • Defamation
  • Potential for workplace violence
  • Importance of being fair and consistent
  • Basics of the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) and release agreements
  • Effectively communicating decisions

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