Orrick Technology Companies Group partner Jonathan Chou and Employment Law & Litigation partner Lisa Lupion discuss common questions that startup companies have about labor and employment issues involved in hiring, separations and investigations.
Decisions made about the hiring and classification of employees in the early stages of a startup business are critical to its success. Jonathan and Lisa break down the most important considerations, including the need for proper documentation.
Every separation between an employee and an early-stage company sets a precedent. Jonathan and Lisa explain the different types of separations and what startups can do to prepare for them.
As startup companies grow and hire more employees, the consequences of having a larger team become inevitable – including the risk of internal investigations. Jonathan and Lisa discuss how startups can make sure they are prepared for investigations and other employee relations issues in a post #MeToo world.