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Surgent's Hiring and Firing of Employees - What You Can and Cannot Do (HFEM)

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – Tuesday, April 30, 2019

  • 2
    CREDITS
    Business Law

There are numerous federal laws that restrict what businesses can do in terms of hiring and firing employees. Many of these laws impose significant penalties if employers violate them. Accordingly, it is crucial that all employers and their professional advisors understand these laws and apply them to their employment practices.

Objectives

  • Recognize when a worker might have an implied employment contract
  • Know what to ask about and what to discuss during an employment interview
  • Know how to discharge an employee—what, and what not, to say and do

Highlights

  • Employment at will—what this means in a practical sense
  • Implied employment contracts
  • What a prospective employer can ask about, and test for, during  employment interviews
  • Federal anti-discrimination rules applicable to hiring and firing
  • How to fire an employee and not get sued

Additional Information

Designed For

Any practitioner whose duties involve hiring and firing employees

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Prerequisite

None

Field of Study

Business Law

Course Number

1825094

Level of Knowledge

Basic

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