Tips and Traps When Hiring and Firing Employees

  • When: Sep 17, 2015
  • Where: Weintraub Tobin

Summary of Program

The Labor and Employment Group at Weintraub Tobin is pleased to offer this informative seminar that will discuss recent cases to help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers avoid liability and effectively hire employees as well as carry out disciplines and terminations.

Program Highlights

• Training your supervisors to be your best defense.
• Effective hiring practices.
• What can you ask during an interview?
• Should you review an applicant’s social media before making a hiring decision?
• An employer’s right to discipline employees; is it limited?
• Effective policies and documentation to reduce liability.
• Beware of “Progressive Discipline”
• Did the employee quit or was [s]he “constructively terminated?” (What does that mean?)
• What type of conduct can constitute “retaliation” and under what law?
• Can an “at-will” employee be wrongfully terminated?
• What constitutes “wrongful termination?”

Seminar Program

9:00 am – 9:30 am – Breakfast & Registration
9:30 am- 11:30 am – Seminar

Webinar: This seminar is also available via webinar. Please indicate in your RSVP if you will be attending via webinar. 

Approved for two (2) hours MCLE.  This program will be submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.  Certificates will be provided upon verification of attendance.


Weintraub Tobin
400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Parking Validation provided. Please park in the Wells Fargo parking garage, entrances on 4th and 5th Street.

Ramona Carrillo
400 Capitol Mall, 11th Fl.
Sacramento, CA 95814
916.558.6046 | [email protected]