Previously Recorded NFIB WEBINAR: 

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 12pm ET

2017 Labor & Employment Law Update for Small Business 

Over the past year, state legislatures have passed a slew of employment laws that impact small employers across the country. Find out how new laws and enforcement of existing federal and state labor and employment rules impact your small business and how to avoid lawsuits and employee complaints by keeping workplace policies up-to-date. Join with the NFIB Small Business Legal Center’s attorney Beth Milito in an interactive webinar that will cover the following hot topics:

·         Legalization of marijuana and the impact on drug testing and drug-free workplace policies;

·         New hiring laws, including “ban the box” and restrictions on applicant criminal and credit checks;

·         Wage and hour updates, with focus on state and municipal minimum wage and paid leave laws; and

·         Worker classification enforcement, including discussion about independent contractor and joint employer scrutiny and the impact on workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance.


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About the Speaker:

Beth Milito serves as Senior Executive Counsel with the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, a position she has held since March 2004.

 Ms. Milito is responsible for managing litigation and amicus work for NFIB. She has testified before Congress, federal agencies, and state legislatures on the small business impact of labor and employment issues. She also comments and writes regularly on small business cases before federal and state courts. Ms. Milito frequently counsels businesses facing employment discrimination charges, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, and in most other areas of human resources law. She provides and develops on-line and on-site training on a variety of employment law matters and is a frequent media spokesperson on employment and labor matters.



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