Jenner & Block

Employee Terminations

Our attorneys consult with employers regarding employee terminations, including:

  • Termination decisions, and employee misconduct which may lead to termination.
     
  • Proper analysis and documentation of termination decisions.
     
  • Training supervisors on dealing with termination issues.
     
  • Advice regarding compensation and benefits due upon termination.
     
  • Drafting separation agreements and releases, and assuring compliance with the OWBPA and other applicable state laws.
     
  • Unemployment insurance issues.
     
  • Post-termination issues, such as reference checks.
     
  • Avoiding and defending claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination and other claims which may arise in a termination context.