[BA Workbench] Hiring Your First Employee. What You Need to Know
Monday, September 9, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)
Are you a new or growing business thinking about hiring some help? First: Congratulations! Second: You’ve got some homework to do before you post that want ad. Hiring workers can open up a Pandora’s box of legal issues.
Berkeley-based law firm mod4 LLP will give a presentation on what you need to do to prepare, and what you should be thinking about. You’ll also get some tips on helpful resources for answering questions that pop up along the way. Whether you’re just starting out, or you’re a small business that already has employees but you’re worried about compliance, we hope you’ll learn a lot and feel more confident about being an employer.
The main take-aways of this class:
- The difference between employees and independent contractors, interns, and volunteers, and why it matters
- Federal+State compliance with employment laws: discrimination, wage & hour rules, and workers comp
- Protecting your IP: confidentiality, invention assignment, and non-competes
Karen Stambaugh is an attorney with Berkeley-based virtual law firm mod4 LLP. She worked in regulatory compliance at a couple of tech companies before going to Berkeley Law School, and now uses her legal and regulatory background to help companies of all sizes deal with lots of different types of legal matters, including employment; corporate formation, funding, and dissolution; contracts; and intellectual property. Most of the time, she lives and works in Bozeman, Montana.
Refund Policy: If you cannot attend, please email us at least 1 day before the scheduled class. No refunds will be given if we have less than a 24 hour notice.
When & Where
Impact Hub Workbench
Phone: Berkeley: 510-649-7700 San Francisco: 415-624-5881