From SBA.gov: How to Fire an Employee and Stay within the Law
Several blog posts on SBA.gov offer plenty of advice on how to hire, mentor, and motivate employees. We also frequently tackle the issue of dealing with difficult or disruptive employees. But what happens when you find yourself at the end of the road with no choice but to terminate an employee?
What steps must you take? What does the law require? What are the employee’s rights? What should you do about employee benefits and continuing health care coverage?
Doing everything right won’t always protect you from a lawsuit, but it will show that the termination was justified, legitimate, and handled within the law.
This blog post explains six essential things you need to know about firing employees within the law:
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