New FASA Video Examines Employment Law Mistakes Most Commonly Made by Subcontractors
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Attorney Examines Employment Law Mistakes Most Commonly Made by Subcontractors in New FASA Video-on-Demand
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—In the Foundation of the American Subcontractors Association’s new video-on-demand, “Employment Law Mistakes Most Commonly Made by Subcontractors,” attorney Philip J. Siegel, Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel, discusses steps subcontractors can take to minimize potential liability for employment law matters.
Siegel explains how subcontractors prohibit a former employee from bringing claims against the company and how to avoid other common traps in the employment law arena. Siegel also addresses:
- Proper classification of independent contractors;
- Permitted deductions from employee paychecks;
- Severance pay;
- Documenting disciplinary actions;
- The importance of written job descriptions;
- The importance of having—and following—a discrimination and harassment policy; and
- Common wage and hour mistakes such as those made regarding travel pay.
“Employment Law Mistakes Most Commonly Made by Subcontractors” (Item #8116) is $65 for ASA members and $95 for nonmembers. This and other on-demand videos are available through FASA’s Contractors’ Knowledge Depot.
FASA was established in 1987 as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity to support research, education and public awareness. Through its Contractors’ Knowledge Network, FASA is committed to forging and exploring the critical issues shaping subcontractors and specialty trade contractors in the construction industry. FASA provides subcontractors and specialty trade contractors with the tools, techniques, practices, attitude and confidence they need to thrive and excel in the construction industry.