When: Wed June 20, 2012 9:30 am
Organization: McCarter & English, LLP
Location: Cambridge Innovation Center One Broadway 5th Floor - Havana Training Room Cambridge, MA 02142
Whether a business has 2 employees or 100, there are some general employment laws and HR requirements that all businesses need to be aware of and follow. Employers that are not aware of employment laws are not exempt from fines. This interactive session will discuss the key areas and strategies to help protect you and your organization.
Topics will include:
- Top 5 Reasons why Employers are Being Sued
1) Unlawful Pre-Employment Process and Questions
2) Wage & Hour Infractions
3) Rash Disciplinary Decisions/Termination Errors
4) Breach of Confidentiality
5) Discriminatory Practices/Actions
- Current "hot spots" in Massachusetts Against Discrimination (MCAD) Claims - HR Safeguards to Assist Organizations
- Practices and Policies All Organizations Must Have
Our guest speaker for this program is Lauren Brenner of HCR Group. Ms. Brenner is a highly-experienced HR consultant with 25+ years of experience. Her accomplishments include creating and redesigning HR departments, developing and implementing programs in the areas of employee and supervisory/ management training, innovative recruitment, employee relations and retention, safety/worker's compensation, employment law and compliance, training and development, compensation and benefits, and HR information services.
Doors will open for networking at 9:30am.
This program is part of McCarter & English’s ongoing series at CIC on legal and business topics for entrepreneurs and emerging companies. Programs are held once or twice each month and are open to members of the CIC and their guests, as well as to the greater Boston entrepreneurial community. Contact: Rick Lucash, 617-449-6568, firstname.lastname@example.org, @ricklucash Benjamin Hron, 617-449-6584, email@example.com, @HronEsq
Next: July 18 - Selling Your Company
About the McCarter & English Emerging Companies Group
McCarter’s Emerging Companies Group is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build and finance their businesses. The group is composed of tech-savvy lawyers who have helped build, grow, sell and take public companies across the full spectrum of businesses, including Internet, software, medical devices, new media, life sciences, cleantech, healthcare, consumer products, biotechnology, retail, e-commerce, entertainment, financial services, insurance and telecom.