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Friday, August 10, 2007

Week In Review (August 10, 2007)

Most Popular Federal Law Article

[url=“http://www.elinfonet.com/headcount.php?ID=10913”>Avoiding Long Goodbyes: Seven Steps for Conducting Successful Termination Meetings (pdf).</A>
Terminating an employee is never easy (unless you really dislike him), and the very fact that it’s such an uncomfortable situation may lead you to slip up and say something you’ll later regret. Following these seven field-tested steps for conducting termination meetings will help reduce your risk of being sued, increase your chances of winning if you are sued, lower your anxiety level in the process, and avoid long goodbyes.
Located On: Jones Walker

Most Popular State Law Article

<a >Can an At-Will Employee Lawfully be Terminated Before the First Day of Work?</A>
According to a Connecticut appeals court, an employer can terminate an at-will employment relationship at any time—even before an employee’s first day of work. Petitte v. DSL.net, Inc., AC27557 (Conn. Ct. App., July 10, 2007). Though this result may seem harsh to an employee who relies on a job offer to quit his current position and ends up jobless, the court determined that it would be illogical to rule otherwise.
Located On: Jackson Lewis LLP

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Forbes - August 08, 2007

Posted by Patrick Della Valle on 08/10 at 07:50 AM
Week in Review