Termination checklist

Things to keep in mind when terminating an employee
By Peter Israel
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Once an organization has decided to terminate an employee, there are a number of factors to consider. Failure to observe these points may result in unnecessary litigation and poor morale and productivity for those left behind in the workplace.

Decide on the termination package

 By law, every termination of employment must be clear, concise and confirmed in writing. Among other things the letter should set out the effective date of the termination.