-Did you know that there are a number of public and private programs and incentives to help you expand your workforce and retain employees as your company grows?
Join PGCEDC and Lerch Early Brewer for PATHWAYS TO GROWTH & EXPANSION – USING LEGAL INSIGHTS AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN YOUR WORKFORCE as our experts provide an insight into employment law and your role as an employer. This program will show you how to tap into free or low-cost resources to secure new employees, create an apprenticeship program at work, reduce the costs associated with your employees getting to work, and understand how employee benefits and business insurance can be used strategically for business growth.
This session will cover a variety of topics to help you attract and retain the workers you seek and to stay in compliance with employment law and worker benefits.
What You Will Learn
Avoid common mistakes employers make that impede their business growth
Understanding whether individuals should be classified as independent contractors or employees
Understanding legal obligations relative to employees as your business grows what are your legal obligations (family leave, medical leave, employee pay and benefits, employee onboarding, sexual harassment, diversity and inclusion, etc)
How to avoid costly legal employee issues before they happen (common pitfalls or issues you have seen and how you may avoid them??)
Understanding employee laws – related to pay
Get plugged into Employ Prince Georges and their Business Development Team
Who You Will Learn From
– Mike Neary, Principal, Lerch , Early, and Brewer
– Nicole Behrman, Associate, Lerch , Early, and Brewer
– Alexander Austin, Director of Business Services, Employ Prince George’s
– Alicia Moran (Moderator), Small Business Services Manager, PGCEDC