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Best Practices in Employment Law: A Four Part Training Series for Small Business Owners

Date(s):
April 9 - 30, 2018
Description:
This four-part course is designed for small business owners, including sole proprietors, business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. Participants will learn the basics of employment law from experienced attorneys at Crowell & Morning.
 
Course will include:
 
April 9th - “Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management”
This session will discuss best practices in hiring, onboarding, establishing employee policies and procedures, managing employee performance, and termination.
 
April 16th - “Employee Compensation and Classification”
This session will focus on minimum wage and overtime obligations under federal and D.C. law, the rules applicable to part-time employees, and the wage-related obligations regarding departing employees.  This session will also address the distinction between employees and independent contractors.
 
April 23rd - “Prohibitions on Employment Discrimination”
This session will explain the various laws that prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees based on an employee’s individual attributes, and will focus on strategies to avoid claims of employment discrimination.
 
April 30th - “Employee Benefits”
This session will focus on benefits that employees may potentially be entitled to under both DC and federal law.
 
There is a $50 charge to cover the cost of materials. Light refreshments & snacks will be provided.

At the end of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion from the DC Bar Pro Bono Center, the Washington Area Community Investment Fund & the D.C. Department Of Small & Local Business Development.
 
If you have any questions about this training please contact Stanley Augustin at (202) 780-2738 or saugustin@dcbar.org. 
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