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Hiring to Firing and Everything In Between: What Employers Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Talent

August 31, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Immigration Labor & Employment

Employers are challenged to find skilled workers to fill critical positions in their organizations. But what happens when the best candidate for the job is not a U.S. citizen?

Please join Husch Blackwell attorneys for a discussion on the implications of hiring foreign talent. We’ll walk you through the myriad considerations such as avoiding claims for discrimination when recruiting and hiring, tips on interviewing foreign workers, and deciding whether sponsoring candidates for work authorization is right for your organization.


  • Managing recruitment to meet organizational goals
  • Cost and time considerations in sponsoring a candidate for employment
  • Wage requirements and payback agreements
  • I-9 documentation
  • Avoiding discrimination traps

Date and Time
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Noon - 1:00 p.m. CDT

Toni Blackwood, Attorney
Kelli Stout, Attorney

Who Should Attend
Business owners, human resources professionals, compliance personnel, in-house counsel, and others responsible for planning and managing employment filings or handling issues related to the employment of foreign workers.

Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit and HRCI/SHRM recertification credit.

Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.


Kelli J. Meilink