Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST
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Griff Lee 
Greater Seattle SCORE 

Registration Fee: $55


What to Know Before You Hire or Fire Your First Employee -C0055 

Are you thinking about hiring your first employee? Do you already have several on your payroll? This workshop will help you navigate the employment relationship so you can understand how local, state and federal employment laws impact your growing business.

Registration Fee: $55

This comprehensive workshop takes you through the lifecycle from hiring to firing, including what to beforehand and afterwards.  This workshop presents the following:

  • What to Do Before Hiring
  • Process of Hiring an Employee
  • Being an Employer
  • Managing Effectively Employee Problems
  • Important Employment Laws

This is a workshop not to miss if you are going to hire an employee soon, or if you already have employees.  You will leave the workshop with a roadmap of what you need to do to minimize your legal risks involved with having employees.  You will also leave with a framework to provide your employees with a quality work environment so that you have satisfied workers.

SCORE’s Small Business Essentials Workshops prepares individuals to make the right decisions and create actionable plans when starting a small business.  Whether you are starting a business on your own (one-person business) or a business with employees, we have the right set of workshops to help you succeed.  All the workshops are about three hours in length and taught by experienced SCORE Mentors.  See more information on these workshops here.


Laura Davis

This workshop is presented by Laura Davis, an attorney and partner in the Summit Law Group PLLC firm.  Laura’s practice area involves representation of public and private entities in a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including those involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, discipline, wage and hour issues, contract disputes, wrongful termination, state and federal leave laws, and negligence actions.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Laura worked for over a decade with public sector employers, where she gained a solid foundation in government administration. She works with clients on a wide variety of litigation matters and enjoys being a legal resource for labor and employment questions.  You can view Laura’s LinkedIn profile here:  Laura Davis

Registration Fee: $55