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Introduction to US employment law

Who should attend

This US employment law training course is relevant to international HR managers and directors who have responsibility for employees in the US. It will also be useful for managers and directors who anticipate entering the US market and who need to be aware of their obligations in a new jurisdiction. In-house counsel who have responsibilities for US employment compliance will also benefit from the broad overview and practical approach to addressing US employment matters.

Synopsis

The United States is a complex marketplace and employment rules vary significantly across the states. Our training course is led by a US lawyer with over 30 years’ experience advising companies ranging from large multinationals to small start-up enterprises.

We will provide you with a broad overview of US employment law, highlight significant areas of variation from state-to-state, provide an outlook on potential changes under the new administration and offer practical advice for approaching your US employment issues.

Programme

Please note that the course programme will run over two days (2 x 3 hour sessions). Day 1 will take place on 9 February and Day 2 will take place on 11 February 2021.

DAY 1

14:00 start; 17:00 close

Background

  • sources of employment law and key principles
  • key state law considerations
  • overview of employment disputes

Employee lifecycle

  • onboarding, including qualification for work, background checks
  • active Employment – an overview of compensation, benefits and performance management
  • termination – a discussion of dismissal requirements and potential areas of conflict

 

DAY 2

14:00 start; 17:00 close

Employment agreements

  • a discussion of employment at-will and its implications
  • analysis of the forms of written agreement including restrictive covenants and related agreements
  • a discussion of the various forms of agreement

Governmental agencies

  • an overview of federal, state and local agencies
  • reporting, audits and investigations

New administration

  • a discussion of the outlook on employment related matters under the new administration

 

We note that a comfort break will be provided approximately half-way through each course.

 

 

Cost: £449

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Group discount:

10% discount for delegate 2 and subsequent delegates.

Select a date

09/02/2021 - 11/02/2021
Virtual online course
14:00 - 17:00 (Local time)