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Documentation, Discipline and Discharge (BOLI)


This workshop is sponsored by the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI).  Among the most frequently litigated workplace disputes are those which arise out of disciplinary actions and employee terminations.  This session will provide you with the knowledge and tools to properly document employee performance, use positive and negative feedback to keep employees on track, deal swiftly and fairly with problem employees and handle a termination.

Other specific topics will include:

  • Protected classes under federal and Oregon civil rights laws
  • Employment at will and exceptions
  • Personnel records and supervisor "working" files
  • Proper documentation and examples
  • Setting expectations
  • Positive discipline (coaching)
  • Conducting performance appraisals
  • Principles of discipline
  • Conducting disciplinary meetings
  • Documentation exercises
  • Conducting a termination meeting
  • Post termination issues


The seminar is targeted toward human resources personnel, business owners, manager, and front line supervisors.

Business Skills
HR/Professional Development
No restriction was placed on this course.

Registration must be made through BOLI at:

Additional Information
None defined.