Navigating the myriad of federal and state employment laws is one of the thorniest issues facing a growing company. In this program, Patrick Bannon of McCarter & English will discuss key things every employer needs to know.
Topics will include:
- Employees versus independent contractors
- Compensating employees (dos and don’ts)
- Non-competition agreements
- Protecting confidential information
- Handling problem employees
Patrick is a partner in M&E’s Labor and Employment Group who advises businesses regarding all aspects of their relationships with employees. A regular speaker regarding employment law, Patrick is a former co-chair of the Employment Practice Group of the Massachusetts Bar Association and has been a volunteer mediator for the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
Doors will open for networking at 9:30am.
This program is part of McCarter & English’s ongoing series at CIC on legal and business topics for entrepreneurs and emerging companies. Programs are held once or twice each month and are open to members of the CIC and their guests, as well as to the greater Boston entrepreneurial community. Contact: Rick Lucash, 617-449-6568, email@example.com, @ricklucash Benjamin Hron, 617-449-6584, firstname.lastname@example.org, @HronEsq
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About the McCarter & English Emerging Companies Group
McCarter’s Emerging Companies Group is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build and finance their businesses. The group is composed of tech-savvy lawyers who have helped build, grow, sell and take public companies across the full spectrum of businesses, including Internet, software, medical devices, new media, life sciences, cleantech, healthcare, consumer products, biotechnology, retail, e-commerce, entertainment, financial services, insurance and telecom.