Departing Employees: A Checklist for Employment Counsel
Communication Between Employer-Employee, Return of Property, Restrictive Covenants, Social Media and Disparagement
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel through the legal issues that arise when an employee departs, whether voluntary or involuntary. The program will provide practical procedures and actionable items to mitigate risk for the company--or for plaintiff counsel to show wrongful termination or related claims.
- Termination checklist in general
- Communication between employers and employees
- Data and document misuse and appropriation
- Preservation obligations
- Return of company property
- Restrictive covenants
- Social media, free speech, and non-disparagement
The panelist will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are the most crucial considerations for employers when making termination decisions?
- What must an employer communicate to departing employees under state and federal laws and agreements between the employer and employee?
- How can employers mitigate company data misuse by departing employees?
- What are best practices to regain company equipment, documents, and data? When should the employer pursue a claim against a former worker?
- What must counsel consider in enforcing an employer's restrictive covenants against former employees? What defenses are available to former employees?
- Can a company impose and enforce restrictions on a former employee's communications and social media posts regarding their former employer and employment?
Robert B. Fitzpatrick
Robert B. Fitzpatrick
Mr. Fitzpatrick has over forty years of experience in all aspects of employment law and the resolution of employment... | Read More
Mr. Fitzpatrick has over forty years of experience in all aspects of employment law and the resolution of employment disputes. Not only has he successfully resolved literally thousands of employment disputes over the years, he has written extensively on the subject and, upon occasion, serves as a mediator of employment disputes.Close
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