Navigating the myriad of federal and state employment laws is one of the thorniest issues facing a growing company. In this program, Kristy Avino of McCarter & English discusses key things every employer needs to know.
• Employees versus independent contractors
• Compensating employees (dos and don’ts)
• Non-competition agreements
• Protecting confidential information
• Handling problem employees
Kristy Avino works with employers, HR departments, and executives throughout the United States on all aspects of employment law, including the protection of trade secrets and intellectual property, implementation and enforcement of non-competes, wage and hour compliance, use of independent contractors, employment discrimination, government contractor compliance, and preparation of workplace policies and employee handbooks. She also provides strategic counsel on day-to-day employment issues such as hiring, firing, discipline, workplace accommodations, and family and medical leave. Kristy employs practical and creative approaches to dispute resolution and, when litigation is necessary, she zealously represent clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies. Kristy has worked extensively with established and emerging companies in the health care, life sciences, information technology, retail, insurance brokerage and aviation sectors. http://www.mccarter.com/Kristy-L-Avino/