Preti Flaherty Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - February 24, 2015

February 24, 2015 at 8:15am9:30am
Preti Flaherty

One City Center, Penthouse Floor, Portland, Maine

8:15 AM  Registration & Breakfast
8:30 AM  Program

Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group is pleased to introduce its Employment Law Breakfast Series. The first briefing in our series explores the many challenges associated with hiring a new employee. Please join Betty Olivier for an informal conversation on Hiring Practices that Work and Don't Work: What Every Employer Needs to Know.

Program Topics

  • Pre-employment testing
  • Pre-employment inquiries
  • Background and/or credit checks
  • Use of social media
  • The interview process

There is no cost to attend this event, however, registration is required and seating is limited.

Register Here

Contact Suzanne Pierce at 207.791.3142 or [email protected] with questions.

Future Briefings

Watch for information on our next Breakfast Series Briefing scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

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