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  • Process of Termination: Federal

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    This section helps HR professionals understand and comply with the federal requirements pertaining to the process of an employee termination. Guidance and best practices for the termination process are also addressed.

  • Terms of Employment: Louisiana

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Louisiana employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to terms of employment.

  • Terms of Employment: Arizona

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Arizona employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to terms of employment.

  • Cease and Desist Letter

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    This letter may be used to demand that a current or former employee stop violating the terms of a restrictive covenant and to threaten legal action if he or she continues to engage in the prohibited activity.

  • Type:
    Legal Timetable

  • Employee Communications: Ohio

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Ohio employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to employee communications.

  • Certification That Employee Will Not Use Confidential Information of a Former Employer

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    An employer may use this certification with new employees in order to make clear to them that they cannot use confidential or proprietary information they acquired during their former employment. If an employer does not use this certification and an employee improperly uses the confidential information of the former employer and the new employer knew or should have known that the employee was using such information for the new employer's benefit; both the employee and the new employer can be subject to a legal action by the former employer/competitor.

  • Certification That Employee Is Not Bound by a Noncompete or Nonsolicitation Agreement

    Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Employers should require prospective employees to sign this certification prior to hiring to ensure that he or she is not subject to a restrictive covenant with his or her current or former employer that would restrict his or her ability to perform the job. Employers should require prospective hires to sign this certification because if the employer does not and it hires an employee who is subject to a restrictive covenant, the former employer may not only file an action against the employee, but against the new employer.

  • Exit Interview Dos and Don'ts

    Type:
    Quick Reference

    Exit interviews are an extremely valuable yet under-utilized tool for employers. They can help to obtain extremely candid, useful information to improve problematic employment practices and can help identify post-employment legal risks when speaking with outgoing employees. This chart conveys the basic dos and don'ts of conducting exit interviews.

  • Process of Termination: Maryland

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Maryland employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to process of termination.