LORMAN ~ Procedures for Correctly Handling Termination Pay

04.25.2016
Program: 12:00am - 1:30am
Location: Pomona Valley mining Company

Join aalrr attorney, Jonathan Judge as he conducts on webinar for LORMAN Education Services on Terminations.  

PROCEDURES FOR CORRECTLY HANDLING TERMINATIONS

Terminations are much easier to defend when they are supported by legitimate business reasons and sound documentation.  We will discuss issues employers should consider before terminating the employment relationship and questions that employers should ask before any termination.

 

Detailed agenda with subtopics applicable to a NATIONAL audience. 

I.                 INTRODUCTION

II.               THE MYTH OF “AT-WILL” EMPLOYMENT

          A.               The At-Will Employment Doctrine

          B.               Exceptions to At-Will Employment

               1.                Employment Agreements

                    a.                Progressive Discipline  

                    b.                Investigations 

              2.                Collective Bargaining Agreements

              3.                Promissory Estoppel

III.              UNLAWFUL REASONS FOR TERMINATION

        A.               Protected Classes

            1.                Federal Law

            2.                California Law

       B.               Protected Activities

            1.                Definition of “Protected Activity”

               a.                Examples of Protected Activity under Federal and/or State Law:

     C.               Timing of the Termination

     D.               Hidden Termination Issues

          1.                Disability-Caused Misconduct

          2.                No-Fault Attendance Policies

          3.                Termination after Exhaustion of FMLA Leave

          4.                Illegal Drug Tests

IV.             LAWFUL REASONS FOR TERMINATION

          A.               Examples of Legitimate Business Reasons for Ending Employment

          B.               Questions to Consider Before Termination

V.               DELIVERING THE NEWS

          A.               Recommended Actions

VI.             CONCLUSION

Event Contact

Jamie Champion,Webinar Planner
jchampion@lorman.com

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