Keeping The Heros and Losing The Zeros Hiring and Firing Laws and Flaws

SHRM 2011 Annual Conference
This session will help you understand your legal obligations under State and Federal laws, when making hiring and firing decisions, and to learn how to apply non-discriminatory interviewing strategies and protective termination practices.
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Track: Employment Law & Legislation

Hiring and firing effectively and legally requires more than just culling through resumes and handing-out pink slips. This session provides you with a solid foundational understanding of applicable employment laws and how you jive (or not) with practical considerations of choosing the right employee.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:15am

Dennis D. Strazulo

Dennis D.
Dennis D. Strazulo has 24 years experience as a civil litigator and trial lawyer, specializing in employment law. He represents employers directly throughout California and is designated panel counsel for several Employment Practices Liability Insurance carriers in the United States and abroad. Mr. Strazulo also provides daily counsel and advice to executives and human resource managers regarding employment issues such as leaves, terminations, wage and hour compliance, policies and procedures, sexual harassment and severance agreements. Mr. Strazulo is a frequent lecturer on employment law topics and he appears weekly on The J.O.B. Radio Show - KQKE 960AM in San Francisco. His regular segments discussing current employment issues can also be heard online at

Maurice J. Fitzgerald

Maurice J.
Mr. Fitzgerald is a trial attorney with over 21 years of experience. His practice includes variety defense litigation, including employment law, directors and officers’ liability, professional liability and commercial litigation. Mr. Fitzgerald teaches trial practice and frequently lectures on employment-related issues. He also serves as General Counsel for non-profit organizations. Mr. Fitzgerald is the Managing Partner of Strazulo Fitzgerald LLP’s Southern California office.
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit