The Employment Equation: Legal Factors for the Workplace

The Legal Lowdown for Nonprofits: 4-Part Educational Series: Part II

People are the driving force of any organization, particularly mission-focused nonprofits. Unfortunately, they are often also the No. 1 liability hazard. This seminar is designed to give nonprofit leaders and board members basic strategies for retaining the best employees and avoiding the most common pitfalls that lead to lawsuits. Participants will receive a comprehensive checklist to help assess their organization’s employment practices.

Topics covered include:

  • Policies and procedures for hiring and firing
  • Classification of workers – independent contractors vs. employees, exempt vs. non-exempt
  • Rules governing the use of volunteers

Speakers: Tara K. Burke, Esq., Knowledge Management Attorney and Corey D. Tracey Esq. , Principal– Jackson Lewis P.C.

Presented by: Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio, Ohio State Bar Foundation and multiple state-wide partners

Cost: $15.00/session or $50.00 for all four in the series. Scholarships are available upon request, if the cost is a barrier to attendance.

Location: Online Webinar.

Registration: Please register by Monday, May 17. The webinar linked will be emailed to registrants only the day prior to the workshop. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance.


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