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Online version of 1 volume looseleaf supplemented book
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2004-01-01
Carswell

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Best Practices: Termination (ProView online)
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Description
Effective and clear termination policies and procedures are a critical human resources tool. They provide shelter from potential lawsuits and clarify the employment relationship before it begins, ensuring there is no misunderstanding between the parties. This looseleaf volume includes exclusive step-by-step guidance to the termination and disciplinary policies and procedures that will save your organization money and increase employee productivity - both in the short and long-term. You'll benefit from:
  • Comprehensive approach – 10 chapters canvass all aspects of voluntary and involuntary terminations of employees, as well as a complete discussion of an employer's disciplinary options
  • Practical tools including 25 forms, checklists, tip sheets and sample policies – identified by industry, size of firm, union or non-union and province – designed to be easily customized to your particular circumstances
  • Easy-to-use format – Bringing together all of the information and documentation you need to accomplish the crucial tasks
  • Up-to-date coverage – The looseleaf format combined with regular supplementation keeps readers current on the latest developments in this fast moving field
  • Commentary you can trust – Written by leading management consultants and experienced employment law practitioners
Best Practices: Termination is designed to provide specific advice to employers for anticipating or resolving all of the issues they are likely to encounter on a regular basis, including:
  • Effectively managing disciplinary problems
  • How to get the most useful information out of an exit interview
  • Reviewing options before enacting involuntary terminations
  • Criteria for downsizing – e.g. skills-based, merit-based, seniority-based, equity-based, project or client-based?
  • How to avoid allegations of age discrimination on early retirement policies
  • Minimizing the loss of good people
  • Dealing with the psychological realities of termination, and strategies for coping with stress
  • Documenting a dismissal for just cause
  • Volunteering information to a reference check without liability
  • The significance of "whistleblower" laws
  • How to choose a career transition firm
Table of Contents • Cultural and Policy Considerations • Termination Procedures • Legal Considerations • Disciplinary Discharge • Resignation and Retirement • Severance • Downsizing • Life After Change - Survivors and Reengineering • Outplacement Services • Canadian Practices.

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About the Author

Helen Patterson, LL.B., LL.M., is a workplace expert with an in-depth knowledge in employer culture, brand and program strategy. Currently, Helen is a consultant, contributing author and blogger on HR and employment law topics with over two decades of experience. In addition to her work with Candler Chase, she runs a small consultancy, Life Works Well, which helps organizations create high-performance, people-focussed workplaces. She also provides input to policy and program development in HR, including any required legislative updates. This combination of expertise sets Helen apart from most lawyers and consultants. Helen has held senior leadership roles in human resources and employment law positions at some of the top brands in Canada, including CIBC, ADP, Footlocker, Champs and The Northern Group. She is currently the lead contributing author and editor of Best Practices: Termination and Best Practices: Employment Policies that Work for Thomson Reuters, both of which are comprehensive information resources for Canadian employers and HR professionals. At ADP, Helen wore many different hats including Product Compliance Manager and lead content developer for the comprehensive HR services business launched in Canada. She is a sought-after speaker, engaging a captivated audience at DisruptHR, and The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) and Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) annual conferences. Her passions are mentorship, work-life and caregiving strategy with a focus on helping employers develop a strategy to support employees manage their life and work challenges. Her mantra is #HumanFirst and she brings this vision to her clients, while having fun at the same time!