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Event Description

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.

Designed For

Any practitioner whose duties involve hiring and firing employees

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

Major Subjects

  • 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

Prerequisites

None

Instructions

When you purchase a Surgent CPE on-demand course, it must be taken by June 30, 2019, to receive credit.
Within 5 minutes after your purchase, you will receive an email from info@surgent.com that explains how to access your course and materials.
Once you complete a course, please allow up to 30 days to receive you certificate of completion.
If you have further questions, please email info@surgent.com or call 800.778-7436. Their help lines are staffed Monday-Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm Eastern Time.