Firings can turn violent: How to cut the risk with a volatile worker

July 2019
Manager's Legal Bulletin;7/1/2019, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p3
Market Research Report
The article discusses strategies to cut the risks related to employee who turn violent after termination including conducting the termination meeting in a neutral location; Explanation on why the employee is being terminated and conducting the termination in presence of a third party.


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