HR Templates, Toolkits and Resources

Terminations require carefully navigating a variety of regulations, including the WARN Act (related to notifications for mass layoffs), unemployment claims rules and legal requirements related to separation agreements. In addition, poorly executed terminations have a higher potential for litigation and even workplace violence.

For all of these reasons, it is important to understand the legal risks and best practices for performance management (see our separate toolkit) and to be informed about the appropriate way to conduct an employee termination.

The following resources will help employers through this difficult process:

FAQs and Overview Information
Tools and Templates

Catapult provides the following templates and notices if you need a starting point for your own tools:

Exploring Further

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