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Employment Law Course for Nonprofit & Small Business Employers

This four-part course is sponsored by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center’s Nonprofit & Small Business Legal Assistance Programs and the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. It is designed for the nonprofit executive or small business owner with significant human resource responsibilities and other staff that seek to develop their capabilities. Participants will learn the basics of employment law from experienced attorneys at Crowell & Moring LLP.

There is a one-time $50 charge for the entire course.

The course will be held VIA WEBINAR on four consecutive Thursday evenings:
– October 6, 2022, 5-6:30 p.m.
– October 13, 2022, 5-6:30 p.m.
– October 20, 2022, 5-6:30 p.m.
– October 27, 2022, 5-6:30 p.m.

Topics covered will include: “Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management”

This session will discuss best practices in hiring, onboarding, establishing employee policies and procedures, managing employee performance, and termination.

“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.

“Wage and Hour: Independent Contractor vs. Employee”
This session will address the difference between employees and independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act and risks of misclassifying an individual with respect to wage/hour and other employment laws.

“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.

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Questions? Email Lauren Paley


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