Employee termination should only be considered after all other efforts to bring the employee back to acceptable performance have been exhausted. Once the decision is made to terminate, however, it is critical for both the company and the employee that it be handled effectively. Following the company’s Termination of Employment policy you should:
1) Calculate the amount of severance pay, termination pay or pay in lieu of notice. Check the applicable provincial employment laws which will detail the legal minimum amounts. If unsure, we advise you to consult an employment lawyer.