L&E Seminar: Termination is Not the Best Management Tool – Tips for Addressing and Improving Employee

  • When: Mar 13, 2024
  • Where: 400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814

Attorneys Meagan Bainbridge, Lukas Clary, and Nikki Mahmoudi of the Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin presented this informative seminar discussing navigating performance management.

This seminar focused on tips and tricks for managing employee performance in a way that will hopefully help you stay out of a courtroom, but also aid in in your defense should you end up there.


  • Effective policies and documentation to help reduce liability.
  • Tips for effective communication between supervisors and employees.
  • Best practices for a fair and meaningful disciplinary process.
  • What to consider when disciplining an employee.
  • The importance of consistent, objective, and timely discipline.
  • Disciplinary procedures and documentation.
  • General Considerations for all Terminations, including assessing risk.
  • Documentation of disciplinary terminations.
  • Documentation of performance terminations.
  • The benefits of training supervisors, and the risks if you don’t.

Approved for two (2) hours MCLE. This program will be submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.