Understandably, as a small business owner, you are singularly focused on increasing sales and servicing customers. But with growth often comes the need to hire – and along with that, the burden of complying with complex federal, state and even local employment laws. It’s a burden that can be tempting to ignore, until your business is faced with a government investigation or an employee lawsuit. And then it’s too late. This workshop addresses five potentially crippling HR mistakes small-business employers make every day: Treating independent contractors as if they are employees Not properly verifying employees’ eligibility to work in the U.S. (I-9) Not paying employees correctly Practicing or allowing ‘accidental’ discrimination or harassment Not displaying mandatory employee postings We’ll explain the related regulations in simple terms and provide practical tips to help you comply.