At some point, in every business, employers have to face the termination of an employee. By following a planned process in the case of an involuntary employee termination, it will be easier to conduct the termination procedure and protect the rights of your startup as well as those of your employee.
The checklist below for an involuntary employee termination will help you remember all the steps to create a smoother transition for you and the employee.
Please note that it is recommended to seek legal advice regarding any company-initiated termination.
Note: The information provided is a summary only. It is not intended to be an exhaustive discussion of termination pursuant to applicable law and should not be taken as legal advice. Readers should review the full text of the Employment Standards Act and seek legal advice for more detail. If you are outside of Ontario, consult applicable employment standards legislation and seek legal advice with respect to your jurisdiction.