Join us on Tuesday, May 16 for the final installment of our Entrepreneur Series in partnership with the University of San Diego. In the third session, “Employment & Litigation Avoidance,” panelists, including speakers from The Honor Foundation, Fairway Technologies, Patriot List and Mintz Levin, will discuss the nuts and bolts of workforce management and provide advice for structuring your business to avoid making mistakes that may result in litigation.

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By Heidi Lawson, CPCU

Every firm has employees, as well as individuals that it has “failed” to hire, or promote, or recognize and reward to the extent that the individuals believes befitting. This is what makes it difficult to completely avoid employment disputes and possible litigation. Even if the firm and its employees don’t take action, it is possible that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other enforcement agency may do so on its own recognizance. In fact, 6 out of 10 employers faced an employee lawsuit between 2006 and 2011, and that trend is expected to continue. Also, almost 75% of all litigation against companies involves employment disputes.

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