Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM PST
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$35 Attendee prepaid

$45 Attendee + guest prepaid

Walk-ins pay at door with check or credit card only (NO CASH) and will be charged an additional $5 per person. Admission subject to availability and not guaranteed. In the event of cancellation or postponement, only registered attendees will receive notification.


SCORE Small Business Resource Center 
516 Pennsfield Place
Suite 206
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

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SBA/SCORE Ventura County Chapter 
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Ten Things You Need to Know About Hiring and Firing Employees C0255 

This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs and business owners understand the labor laws in California which often can contradict the more widely known Federal laws.  Businesses can run into problems if these laws are not followed, including everything from fines to lawsuits.

Workshop Objectives:The following most common mistakes made in hiring and firing will be covered providing each student with the resources to prevent them, including:

  •      Non-discriminatory Job Ads
  •      Proper vs Improper interview Questions
  •      Offer Letters
  •      Background Check Letters
  •      New Hire Paperwork and 19 regulations
  •      Final Paycheck Laws
  •      Proper Documentation
  •      Job Abandonment Laws
  •      Leave of Absence and Termination
  •      Layoffs and Severance Agreements


Presented By: Sarah Merritt has over ten years of experience in both the private and public sector of human resources.  She has dealt with recruitment, training, employee relations and counseling.  As a consultant she has worked with small companies with less that 10 employees to a hotel with over 700 employees. She has an MS degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from San Diego State University and an MBA from the Drucker School of Business at Claremont.