Do Employers Need to Give a Reason When Terminating an Employee?

at will employment retaliation termination Feb 23, 2022

In this episode, we will discuss termination of employees. Employees my be hired with the best intentions for the work relationship to work out. However, sometimes the relationship breaks down, and the employer and employee need to part ways. If the employer determines it must fire an employee, can it give a vague reason, such as "its not working out" or does the employer need to give the reason for the termination?  HINT: The answer to this question, and my recommendations for best practices (in certain situations) are different.

Resource Mentioned in this Episode:

The Employer's Termination Checklist: A Guide to Terminating an At Will Employee and Avoiding Retaliation Claims.
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