A comprehensive checklist for fair and respectful terminations

The process of laying off employees can be difficult and emotional; however, proper planning and preparation can ensure that it is executed with sensitivity and empathy. This guide provides you with all the necessary steps to conduct layoffs in a fair, compliant and respectful manner.

Navigating Employee Layoffs

Don't miss a step.Conduct your terminations with care and respect.

This comprehensive checklist provides you with a step-by-step outline of what your organization should considering pre, during and post termination meeting to help you navigate this complex situation. From evaluating alternatives, to preparation and communication, this checklist is designed to support you in making the best decisions for both your company and your employees.

Download this complete checklist to learn about:

  • Preparing for the meeting (key elements to consider: time, location, personnel)
  • Having the meeting (anticipating responses and reactions)
  • Planning for post-meeting and day after (employee and employer requirements)
  • Complete outline for remote layoffs
  • Other key termination communication strategies
  • Hot button topics and rebuttals (how to manage risk)

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