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JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Illinois
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: we need to let go someone so what to know the right way of doing it
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Employment Law
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I have a HR person and her performance is not good; I wanted to let her go
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
any updates ??
Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 2 months ago.


Thank you for your post. Can you please tell me if this employee has a term contract or if your Company has a written policy that gives employees the right to stepped discipline or retention unless there is "cause?" Or, is employment "at will?"

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I have uploaded the agreement
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
pls let me know
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
any update
Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 2 months ago.

Hello again,

Thank you for your reply and patience, but as we are not employees of this Site, we provide assistance when we are otherwise available. I was temporarily working with my own clients. In any event, the agreement you provided clearly states that employment is "at will" so the employer in this case does not need a reason to terminate the employee and may do so for any reason, including unsatisfactory performance. Under discrimination laws, the employee cannot be terminated merely because of their race, national origin, age (over 40), gender, disability, religion, pregnancy or military service.

Please feel free to ask for clarification if needed. I am in no form or fashion commenting on the enforceability of the contract as I am not your attorney and you would need your own attorney to comment on that, but as I have stated the contract you provided does allow for termination under these circumstances as does Illinois and Federal law.

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Expert:  Marsha411JD replied 2 months ago.

Hello again,

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