Legal Quickie: All About Hiring with Lonnie Giamela, Esq.

Now that you’re running your own business, from time to time you may decide to bring on additional help. Or maybe you’re ready to hire someone to assist you right from the outset. 

The laws surrounding hiring can get quite complicated, to say the least.

In this Legal (not-so) Quickie episode, I’m sitting down with Lonnie GIamela, a partner at the labor and employment law firm of Fisher & Phillips and we’re diving into the most common questions that come up when you’re ready to hire.

Even if you’re not planning on hiring anytime soon, you’ll still want to have a listen so when the day comes - and trust me, it will - you’ll have a good understanding of the issues you need to address before you say “you’re hired.”

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

  • WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE

  • A little about Lonnie and his legal practice
  • The questions a business owner should ask in determining the proper classification of a worker as either an independent contractor or employee 
  • The #1 rule you need to know to make sure you’re correctly classifying a worker as an independent contractor 
  • 3 main points that should be addressed in an employee contract 
  • Getting audited for a labor complaint? Learn how to handle it. 
  • What you should be aware of when hiring (virtual) employees in another state
  • The 5 topic areas you need to understand as an employer and red flags to look for (and avoid) when hiring
  • The difference between a confidentiality agreement/ NDA,  a non-solicitation agreement, and a non-compete agreement - and which one every business owner should have

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SORRY, THE CHEAT SHEET AND THE SURVEY REFERENCED IN THIS EPISODE ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE


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