Tag: retirement

Question: A long-term employee is retiring next month and has just begun having performance issues. When we addressed them with him, he became hostile and abusive, alleging various forms of discrimination during his tenure with us. What should we do? Answer: Considering the actions that have taken place, you have two sensitive issues to address:…

Question: If an employee states he is going to retire but “will stay on” until a replacement is found and doesn’t give the company a retirement date, can we let the person go? We plan to move another employee in to replace the retiring individual right away. Would the individual be eligible for unemployment? Answer: This is…

Question: What is the correct month to start Social Security benefits for a 70 year-old retiring employee who wishes to receive maximum benefit: the first of the month in which he turns 70, or the first of the following month? Answer: Social Security Retirement benefits are personalized, and every individual eligible for the benefit should consult directly…