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Termination and Discipline

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  • At-Will Employment
    5 mins
  • Discipline and Termination Policies
    15 mins
  • Discipline and Termination Decisions
    22 mins
  • Layoffs & Furloughs
    32 mins
  • Wrongful Termination Lawsuit
    38 mins

Course Description

Terminating employees can be a difficult process for any employer for a lot of reasons, even if it’s necessary for the best interests of your business. However, if an employer violates any laws, they could be brought to court for wrongful termination. While an employer can never fully eliminate the possibility of legal action by a terminated employee, they can take steps to minimize their potential liability.

Policies must be prepared in a way that it protects entrepreneurs and business owners by putting the right contracts and agreements in place. To protect themselves from employment-related suits, employers need to understand some basic concepts.

To help you navigate the complexities of employee termination, we will be hosting a webinar that will address all you need to know about the discipline and termination of employees. We will go through policies and how to make decisions with your employees that are fair and consistent. In this practical webinar, you will learn how to make sound and defensible decisions about employee discipline and terminations, including how to avoid common legal pitfalls.

This Online CPE webinar will cover policies and how to make consistent decisions with your employees. Layoffs and furloughs will also be addressed and how employers will control the chances of being sued by the employer will also be covered in this 1 CPE Credit webinar.

Major topics covered in this online CPE webinar:

  • How to avoid common legal pitfalls.
  • How to develop a termination checklist.
  • Layoff of employees in the era of COVID-19.

You can also find more courses through the given link: SHRM-HRCI Courses | Free Ethics Courses

Learning Objectives

  • To describe the concept of at-will employment.
  • To identify red flags in discipline and termination policies.
  • To find out the top mistakes business owners make and how to avoid them.
  • To analyze how to make well-reasoned decisions on employee discipline and termination.
  • To discuss circumstances when you cannot terminate.
  • To discuss ways to avoid wrongful termination lawsuits.
  • To develop a termination checklist.

Who Should Attend?

  • Assistant Controllers
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • Compliance Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Young CPA





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