No one likes to do it, but pretty much everyone has to do it once it a while. There probably are lots of things about which this statement is true, but certainly for employers it is true about having to fire an employee. There are many questions regarding what legal risks there are related to terminating someone’s employment. Of course, the facts of each situation are important and help determine the risk analysis. However, there are basic considerations that apply to almost every discharge. Here are some helpful tips for your review. Tips for Termination.