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Top 14 Employment Law Landmines - and How to Avoid Them!

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Summary

Top 14 Employment Law Landmines - and How to Avoid Them!

Workshop Description/Agenda

Take Action to Avoid Making These Top Mistakes

Do you have a plan to circumvent timely and costly mistakes in employment law? Is your employee handbook clear and concise? Are you documenting important disciplinary concerns? This comprehensive course will provide you with the tools you need to avoid some of the most common mistakes in employment law. Escape unnecessary legal nightmares - register today!

  • Stay on top of the latest changes in FLSA.
  • Address ways to appropriately accommodate employees with disabilities.
  • Develop a plan to correctly approach intermittent FMLA leave.
  • Document warnings, disciplinary actions and performance issues in a timely manner.
  • Balance employer needs with employee rights by implementing sufficient social media policies.
  • Properly address employee discrimination claims.
  • Safeguard against employee handbook errors that can cause headaches.

Agenda

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  1. Not Keeping Up to Speed with Critical FLSA Changes
    11:00 - 11:15, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  2. Failure to Properly Accommodate Employees With Disabilities
    11:15 - 11:45, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  3. Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave Issues Incorrectly
    11:45 - 12:15, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  4. Not Handling Complicated Non-FMLA Leave Issues Correctly, Including Denying Leave of Absence
    12:15 - 12:45, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  5. Failure to Properly Document Warnings, Disciplinary Actions and Performance Issues
    1:00 - 1:30, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  6. Improperly Handling/Investigating Employee Complaints
    1:30 - 1:45, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  7. Insufficient Social Media Policies: Not Balancing Employer Needs With Employee Rights
    1:45 - 2:00, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  8. Employee Discrimination Claims - Top Mistakes Attorneys Make
    2:30 - 3:00, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  9. Hiring and Firing Legal Landmines in Non-Compete, Non-Solicit and Confidentiality Agreements, Separation Agreements, Releases and Background Checks
    3:00 - 3:15, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  10. Top I-9 Form Legal Mistakes Employers Make - and how to Avoid Them
    3:15 - 3:30, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  11. Improper Handling of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace: Medical Marijuana and Other Considerations
    3:30 - 3:45, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  12. Misclassifying Independent Contractors/Employees
    4:00 - 4:30, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  13. Employee Handbook Oversights That Will Land You in Hot Water
    4:30 - 5:00, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
  14. Ethical Issues in Employment Law
    5:00 - 6:00, Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
    1. Key Rules of Professional Conduct
    2. Confidentiality
    3. Privileged Communications
    4. Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for attorneys. HR professionals, accountants and paralegals may also benefit.

Additional Information

Training Provider: NBI, Inc.

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Labor/Employment Law

Training Course Summary: Top 14 Employment Law Landmines - and How to Avoid Them!


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