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US employment law training

Who should attend

International HR managers and directors with responsibility for employees in the United States. It will also be useful to managers and directors who anticipate entering the US market.


This US employment law training course explains the HR regulatory landscape in the US, the relevant government agencies’ authority and the fundamentals of the US employer/employee legal relationship. We provide an understanding of hiring considerations and the concept of ‘at-will’ employment, legal differences in the classification of workers, employee benefits and termination decisions including the mitigation of litigation risk.


Beginning employment and regulatory overview

  • ‘interviewing and hiring risks: traps for the unwary
  • ‘at will’ employment: the ultimate false sense of security
  • EEOC, DOL, OSHA, NLRA: how an alphabet soup impacts the workplace
  • your ‘contractors’ are probably ‘employees’: significant consequences of misclassification

Managing disability issues and medical leave rights

  • massive risk area

Employment litigation

  • managing discrimination / harassment claims
  • dispute resolution: judges, juries, arbitrations and mediation
  • the Fair Labor Standards Act: how wage and hours litigation has transformed risk analysis

Hot topics and recent developments

  • social media use
  • trade secrets protection#
  • MeToo, its progeny and consequences of continued polarization
  • key cases

Download the full US employment law training course programme.

employee investigations training


Scott R. McLaughlin
Litigation Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Based in Houston, Scott has a successful record for defending Fortune 200 companies in multi-million dollar claims. He is recognised as a ‘go-to’ litigator in ‘bet the company’ labor and employment cases.

Cost: £499

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Group discount:

10% discount for delegate 2 and subsequent delegates.

Online payment discount: 5%

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09:30 - 16:30 (Local time)
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