Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:30 AM EST
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST

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Preti Flaherty 
One City Center
Penthouse Floor
Portland, ME

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Laurie Johnson 
Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development 

HR Workshop Series!

MCED is pleased to introduce a workshop series designed to help startups, entrepreneurs and growing business professionals navigate state and federal employment laws and human resources issues facing new and growing employers. Each session in this 3-part series will focus on a specific employment issue in a talk and discussion format hosted by experienced professionals in their field from Preti Flaherty and Cornerstone HR

Lunch will be served!

November 16
Workshop I:  What Startups Need to Know about Hiring & Firing Employees

  • Learn all the legal ins and outs of hiring (and firing) your first employees. 

December 6th
Workshop II: Employment Issues Startups are Most Likely to Encounter in the First Year

  • Employee classification
  • Creation of employee Handbooks
  • Paid time off policies
  • Culture vs. Compliance – discrimination/harassment

December 13th
Workshop III: Employment Contracts with Matt LaMourie and Sara Moppin from Preti FLaherty

  • Employment Agreements
  • Assignment of IP
  • Non-Disclosure and Non-Compete Agreements

You may register for 1 or all 3 workshops in the series, but please make sure to RSVP to each of the workshops you would like to attend as there will be catering and seating considerations.