Protecting Your Company from Legal Pitfalls During Terminations and Discipline of Employees

9:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location: San Jacinto College SBDC, 203 Ivy Suite 300
, Texas 77536
Register $15.00

Your company has a good handbook, but how does the employer enforce those policies without incurring legal liability? The word “misconduct” and understanding that the concept of misconduct under Texas law may have a different meaning that can affect how to discipline employees.  Finally, what is the importance of documentation and how will the employer’s actions protect the company when disciplining employees.  This workshop helps the business owner handle the difficult issues of discipline and termination.

What is Employee Misconduct?
Progressive discipline – what does that mean in 2020?
Employee disciplinary meetings - who should be in the room and who signs the documentation. 
Termination – the right and the wrong way 

Target Audience: 
Small Business Owners and managers who have employees or looking to hire either part or full-time employees. 

Carol Keough, managing attorney with Keough Law Firm, PLLC – Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law

The San Jacinto College SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class if sufficient enrollment is not met.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort. No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop. Only service animals allowed – If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time. If you chose to pay at the door, please add $20 to the registration fee. 

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Tabitha Godinez at or (281) 485-5214.