Author Archives: Beth Milito

About Beth Milito

Elizabeth Milito serves as Senior Executive Counsel with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Legal Center, a position she has held since March 2004. She is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Ms. Milito previously worked as a trial attorney in Maryland and the District of Columbia and was the editor of notes and comments for the Maryland Law Review at the University of Maryland School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor. Ms. Milito is responsible for managing cases and legal work for the NFIB Small Business Legal Center. She has testified before Congress on the small business impact of regulation and the civil justice system. She frequently counsels businesses facing employment discrimination charges, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination lawsuits, and in most other areas of human resources law. She also provides and develops on-line and on-site training on a variety of employment law matters and is a frequent media spokesperson on employment and labor matters. Ms. Milito also comments and writes regularly on small business cases before federal and state courts.

Five Things Every Parent – and Small Business Owner – Should Know About Summer Jobs

School’s winding down, and a lot of high-school students will try to get a summer job. Summer jobs are good for students. They pay real money, which can come in handy, and a lot of businesses offer employee discounts, which are … Continue reading

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Background-Check Policies under Scrutiny – Feds Sue over Criminal Checks

Concerns over workplace security and skyrocketing litigation costs have made pre-employment background checks an essential tool for many businesses – large and small. According to a 2010 survey the Society for Human Resource Management some 92% of employers use criminal-background … Continue reading

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