Labor & Employment Law Seminar: Employee Terminations and Reductions-in-Force

February 13, 2020
Bass, Berry & Sims
Nashville, Tennessee

Join us for a complimentary seminar where we will cover a broad range of issues employers face when discharging employees and provide guidance for successfully assessing and addressing the associated risks and liabilities.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Program

Topics will include:

  • Documenting the discharge
  • Workplace violence and direct threat issues related to terminations
  • Severance agreements and waivers
  • The proper approach for communicating a termination, including who should attend, what to say and do, and what written notice must be provided, including how to deal with the unique challenges that arise when an employee is on leave
  • How to handle final wage payments and bonus payouts
  • Addressing confidentiality concerns
  • Issues related to unemployment insurance
  • An overview of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and how it is applied
  • Addressing restrictive covenant concerns following a discharge

Approved for HRCI and Tennessee CLE credit (2.25 hour)