Category: Termination

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Termination

California Businesses Considering Furloughs v. Layoffs Again

Nearly five months have passed since California Governor Gavin Newsom issued his initial shelter-in-place order. In March, many California businesses were left facing difficult choices…

The CalWARN Act guidance provides additional clarification on the requirements employers must satisfy in order to qualify for the 60 days’ notice requirement suspension.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Termination

Guidance on Temporary CalWARN Suspension for COVID-19

As previously reported, on March 17, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order temporarily suspending the notice requirements of California’s Worker Adjustment and…

Employers are facing difficult decisions during this COVID-19 pandemic.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Termination

Furloughs Versus Layoffs: Is There a Difference in California?

Many Californian businesses are facing difficult choices during this COVID-19 pandemic (also known as the coronavirus pandemic). Confronting losses in revenue and uncertainty in the…

Concerned employers are welcoming the Governor’s recent executive order
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Termination

California WARN Act Suspended For COVID-19 Emergency

Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order suspending the bulk of the California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) for the duration of…

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Posted in Discipline Termination

March 19 Webinar Tackles Tough Decisions

Performance issues. Misconduct. Excessively absent or late to work. Reasons for disciplining and terminating employees run the gamut — but blindsiding employees by firing them…

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Posted in Termination

Reference Checks: What Can I Say About a Former Employee?

Is an employer prohibited from providing a reason for separation when verifying past employment? No — an employer can provide reasons for separation/termination, but many…

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Posted in Discipline Termination

Firing an Employee With a ‘Bad Attitude’ in California

We would like to terminate an employee who has a bad attitude that rubs off on other employees. However, we haven’t given him any warning….