Legal and Business Considerations
for Owners and Managers
Join us for this three part series,
beginning March 20, 2019.
Sponsored by Marin Builders Association.
Donald “Dino” Velez has over 29 years’ experience advising and representing clients on labor and employment, construction and professional design, and litigation matters. In this three part series, he provides invaluable advice to business owners and managers at every stage of the employer and employee relationship.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Dino covers new laws for 2019 relating to recruiting, hiring and onboarding employees, along with tips on how to improve your pool of candidates and avoid legal traps. Subjects will include: crucial updates for employment policies and handbooks; legal vs. improper ads and interview questions; salary negotiations; successfully onboarding employees and protecting your business; employee vs. independent contractor determinations; and new issues surrounding immigration laws.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Dino covers new laws for 2019 relating to discrimination or harassment that might prove to be traps for your business, and addresses how best to develop and retain employees. Subjects will include: employee development plans; training managers on new laws and standards; best policies and practices for evaluations and reviews; and how to increase employee satisfaction and reduce turnover.
Wednesday, May 1 2019
In the #MeToo era, Dino provides insights on the investigation and handling of employee complaints, and key issues and standards to examine in situations where an employee may be terminated based on performance, misconduct, or business reasons. Subjects will include: proper training of managers and documentation of performance or misconduct; evaluation of grounds for discipline or termination; and protecting your business when terminating employees.
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