This practical resource addresses each step of the dismissal process with a checklist of issues for employers to consider at each stage. Written in non-legal language and updated with current legislation and case law, this guide is easy to understand, and tells you what to do and what not to do when dismissing non-union employees.
An Employer's Guide to Dismissal, Second Edition
is logically organized and discusses:
- Employee/employer relationships – with tips on determining the terms of the contract of employment
- Specific issues that arise during the termination decision – including just cause for dismissal, providing notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice as well as the impact of an employee's disability
- Administrative tasks – including structuring the severance package, calculating the amounts owing to the employee, writing a termination letter and conducting the termination meeting
- Risk management tips and avoiding litigation
This guide also provides you with helpful appendices containing: tables for easy referencing to applicable statutory requirements on termination, as well as precedents that provide employers with a clear basis for drafting termination letters when dismissing employees with or without just cause.
This second edition has been revised and updated with new and expanded chapters on: Crown and Public Employees, Unjust Dismissal, Obligations to Provide Reasonable Notice, Post termination Issues, and more!