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Best Practices in Hiring and Firing

Best Practices in Hiring and Firing
Presented on: June 14, 2017
Richard D. Alaniz | Senior Partner, Alaniz Shraeder Linker Farris Mayes, L.L.P

Have you ever regretted a hiring decision? How do you ensure that you select the right applicant when hiring? What do you do when you need to fire an employee? In this session, attendees will learn about the various laws that apply when hiring employees including Title VII (discrimination), the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the ADEA (age). Attendees will also discover strategies to use before, during, and after the job interview to select the best applicant. Finally, participants will explore how to properly discipline and fire employees to reduce the risk that former employees will file claims. 

Richard D. Alaniz is senior partner at Alaniz Schraeder Linker Farris Mayes, L.L.P., a national labor and employment firm based in Houston. He has been at the forefront of labor and employment law for over thirty years, including stints with the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board. Rick is a prolific writer on labor and employment law and conducts frequent seminars to client companies and trade associations across the country. Questions about this article, or requests to subscribe to receive Rick’s monthly articles, can be addressed to Rick at (281) 833-2200 or ralaniz@alaniz-schraeder.com. 

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