NWC News Desk

Thursday, March 27, Women's Business Roundtable looks at hiring and firing practices

Posted March 13, 2008

P O W E L L, W y o. - The Worland Women's Business Roundtable returns Thursday, March 27, with a program titled "Do's and Don'ts of Hiring and Firing," presented by Tamara Fox in the Northwest College Worland Center (located in the Worland Community Center Complex).

Her one-hour presentation begins at noon with 15-minute networking opportunities before and after. Lunch is included in the free admission.

Fox is a compliance officer with the State of Wyoming, Department of Employment, Labor Standards Program. She'll give an overview of her program's main functions and provide general information to help employers, employees and other covered entities understand and comply with legal anti-discrimination requirements.

The information may help employers to review management policies and practices, understand actions needed to comply with legal requirements and prevent or limit potential liability from charges of employment discrimination. She'll focus on the do's and don'ts of hiring and firing as well as harassment prevention, recognition and employer responsibilities.

In her position as compliance officer, Fox advises the public, workforce centers, attorneys, employers and others concerning labor laws and unfair and illegal employment practices. Her goal is to alleviate the burden on the court system through informal and formal administrative procedures to resolve violations of state and federal antidiscrimination and wage and hour laws.

Reservations must be submitted by Wednesday, March 26th. Click here with questions and registrations, or call (800) 560-4692, ext. 6062."Do's and Don'ts of Hiring and Firing" is sponsored by Big West Autoplex through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and Northwest College Center for Training and Development.