In the ever-evolving landscape of business, employee departures are an inevitable part of the cycle. Whether due to a change in roles, restructuring, or personal reasons, managing employee exits with professionalism and care is essential to maintaining a positive work environment and ensuring smooth operations. Here are 10 strategies for exiting employees.
Even hard-working, long-term employees can often find themselves let go from work unexpectedly. This happens often in today’s world of restructuring and downsizing. One day, you are suddenly presented with a termination letter and a request to sign a “Release” in exchange for a severance package. If this happens to you, it’s a good idea to consult with an experienced employment lawyer before signing anything.
In general, employees have the right to refuse unsafe work. Given the current state of the law in Nova Scotia, however, to refuse work due to psychological harm caused by bullying and harassment can be risky.