Being a new employee can be very scary and exciting at the same time. After all, there are new processes to learn and new duties to master; all the while getting used to new co-workers. Your first week in a new position can be a blur; but with everything going on, it is helpful to remember your rights and benefits as they are articulated in the employee handbook.
Being fired from a job can be a shocking, frustrating and emotional experience. It is not easy to go through alone, especially if you believe that you were let go unfairly. For legal and practical purposes, it is important to have a termination letter. While this post is not to be construed as legal advice, we will provide some important reasons as to why you should have one if you are fired.