“Website business legalities, state and federal, shipping, etc. Great examples and discussion, the slides and links were excellent.”
Office Administrator, Kim Swisher Communications
“I really enjoyed the online format, and everything seemed to flow really well! The information about the I-9s was very eye-opening and super important!”
HR Administrator at Family Service Madison
If you are a business owner or manager of a small business without a dedicated HR expert on your staff, this is the program for your organization. If you have administrative staff that are performing HR duties as part of their responsibilities that are not HR experts they too will benefit. This mini series is two half day classes is directed toward small businesses and the HR issues they face. One class will include the laws most often violated (unknowingly) by Small Businesses (according to the Small Business Administration) and provide information on how to prevent these violations. The second class will focus on common issues encountered when dealing with employees.
- Employment Laws most often violated by Small Businesses
- Independent Contractor VS Employee
- Exempt VS Non-Exempt Employee
- Overtime & Other Pay
- FMLA, OSHA, Harassment and more
- Non-Compete Agreements
- Ways to protect yourself and your company
- Job Descriptions
- Background Checks
“Everything was helpful; it made HR duties feel less scary. I appreciated the wide range of topics covered, and dependable/free resources to use going forward – a crash course on being a good employer.”
Owner, Delta Remodeling LLC
Schedule: 8:30 am- 11:45 am
Date: October 18 & 19, 2021 (participants to attend both days)
Click to register , or call 608-262-3909 to register. BONUS: Place 2 or more fall paid SBDC courses in your cart, and use discount code SBDC10 for 10% off. Classes must be purchased in the same transaction.
The Small Business Development Center at UW Madison is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.
Karen Bender, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Karen is a Human Resources professional with over 25 years of experience, ranging from a large multi-national to several local start-ups. She has extensive experience working in both union and non-union environments in manufacturing, but has also worked in health insurance. Duties have included all facets of HR tasks in both a manager and director role. She has led teams that have earned recognition for their accomplishments in safety, environmental, and wellness arenas. Currently, Karen is a HR Consultant, working for a variety of companies on different projects.