How to Terminate a Remote Employee

Terminating an international employee adds a layer of complexity to an already taxing time. Countries, and even states, have different termination requirements, which aren’t always initially apparent. This makes international employment risky, particularly if you have employees in multiple markets.

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Sep 27, 2019
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Terminating employees is not exactly an enjoyable process. There’s a strict policy to follow to ensure everything is compliant. It often means a restructure of some kind, which could require project or client handovers or new recruitment. And even the most straight-forward endings can be fraught with emotions on both sides.

Terminating an international employee can add another layer of complication to this already taxing time. Different countries, and sometimes different states or territories within a country, will have different laws and requirements to follow when it comes to termination, which aren’t always initially apparent. The consequences of non-compliance makes this part of international employment risky, particularly if you have employees in multiple markets.

For those taking a DIY approach, or who want a better understanding of the termination process, we’ve compiled a list of the main areas to look out for terminating an employee overseas...read more

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Tim Burgess

Director, Shield GEO Services Ltd

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