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Employment Laws Apply to You, Too.

Thu 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Topic: Business Basics

Owners of very small businesses frequently imagine that human resources issues are for big business only. In reality, any number of laws, state and federal, apply to most businesses no matter how small. These include laws governing workplace safety, wages and hours, and workers compensation. Moreover, a business doesn't have to get very big before a number of other laws, including the Tennessee Human Rights Act, come into play. Finally, a growing business sometimes reaches the applicability of federal employment laws, including the ADA and the FMLA, without realizing these laws now apply. Learn how you can be prepared to protect your business from unwanted and avoidable human resources issues without investing more money than you can afford.

Speaker(s): Attorneys from Wilson Worley, P.C.

Co-Sponsor(s): KOSBE, Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, SBDC at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office, Wilson Worley, P.C.

The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Dana Glenn - 423.392.8825;; 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660.

Fee: $ 50.00

Pre-payment is required. Please call Dana at (423) 392-8825.

Phone: 4233928825


Kingsport Chamber of Commerce | KOSBE
Kingsport Chamber of Commerce | KOSBE
400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100 Kingsport TN 37660