USA: A practical guide to employment law and best practice

1 NOV 2017
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM GMT
160 Aldersgate Street
United Kingdom
£299 + VAT

This half day workshop delivered by a local employment law expert will provide an overview of the key employment laws and best practices in the USA from recruitment through to termination.


Kevin Connelly (Chicago-based DLA Piper Lawyer)


  • Overview: The employment & labour landscape
  • Recruitment: Set up; Pre-hire checks; Immigration
  • Employment status: Employment status options; Misclassification
  • Employment contracts and policies: At will employment; Employment contracts; Policies
  • Working time, time off work: Wage and hour legislation; Overtime; Vacation; Sick leave; Other time off work
  • Pay and benefits: Minimum wage; Benefits and pensions
  • Family friendly rights: Maternity leave; Other rights for parents
  • Discrimination and harassment: Discrimination and harassment protection; Affirmative action
  • Managing poor performance: Dos and don'ts
  • Collective employee relations: Trade union membership and rights
  • Termination of employment: Individual termination; Collective dismissals: WARN
  • Restrictive covenants: Permissible restrictions; Conditions required for effective covenants
  • Dispute resolution: Common claims and a summary of the process

Discounts are available for multiple bookings: 2 Courses £500 plus VAT/ 3 Courses £650 plus VAT/ 4 Courses £800 plus VAT/ 5 Courses £950 plus VAT/ 6 Courses £1100 plus VAT.