O'Reilly, Tim
June 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/30/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 26, pP24
The article discusses employee termination procedures and their effect on the terminated employee. It suggests ways that may soften or eliminate bitterness with a dismissed employee including timing, being secretive about the lay off and putting things in writing. Mark Ricciardi of Fisher & Phillips states that management must be frequently in touch with the employee during the layoff period and honesty must rule.


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