HR Operations

Ending employment

Voluntary Termination

Review the ending employment checklist or the transferring positions checklist to ensure that all required actions are completed.


Understand how the layoff process works and learn how to plan and communicate layoffs.

Involuntary Termination

Involuntary termination can occur when an employee has either not improved performance or behavior in response to corrective action or has engaged in serious misconduct.

Disability separation

When an employee with a disability cannot perform the essential functions of their position even after reasonable accommodation has been attempted

Unemployment benefits

Individuals who meet eligibility criteria and who are laid off from the UW may be eligible for unemployment benefits.