Webcast: Hiring and Firing of Employees - What You Can and Cannot Do (XSHFEM117)
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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.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/23/2017
When: 06/23/2017
9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Where: Webcast
Surgent
HFEM-2017-01-WEBNR-174-01
United States
Presenter: Mike Tucker, Ph.D., LL.M., J.D., CPA


Online registration is available until: 6/21/2017
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AcronymXSHFEM117
CPE2 hours
VendorSurgent
Category
Taxation
LevelBasic
PrerequisiteNone
Adv PrepNone
Yellow Book?No
Designed forAny practitioner whose duties involve hiring and firing employees
Registration
Member$89
CPA Non-Member$114

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Course 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.

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

Topics

  • 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