You need to ensure that any commitments made to terminated employees are kept, such as providing outplacement or EAP services. Also, any payments owed to the employee should be made in a timely manner and sent to the proper address. Delays or problems with reimbursements or wages due the employee will only serve to unnecessarily aggravate the employee.
A terminated employee has several options if he or she wishes to contest his or her termination:
• Legal representation. A terminated employee can seek the advice or representation of an attorney. This often results in a contact from the attorney (typically a letter) to the organization alleging that the terminated employee’s rights were violated in some way by the company. The attorney ...