Employment Law Update: Key Risks and Recent Trends

Date: March 21, 2017 Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST CPE: 8 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Businesses and non-profits today face an explosion of EEOC actions and employment litigation that can threaten the organization’s financial stability as well as its reputation. This course will update you on, and provide tips about mitigating exposure for, the key employment risks that every employer faces: cyber issues such as social media, device and internet use, wrongful termination, retaliation, whistleblowers, all types of discrimination and harassment, workplace safety, wage and hour laws, immigration issues, laws such as the FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, COBRA, FLSA, and more. Know how to react to developing employment issues, understand recent trends in employment claims, and arm yourself with the knowledge and assessment tools that can make a difference for your employer or your clients. TOPICS DISCUSSED • Employment issues related to social media, e-device and BYOD, internet use, and website contents • Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation • Age, race/national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, genetic, religious, disability, and other forms of discrimination • Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations • Wage and hour issues and immigration/undocumented workers • Using mediation and arbitration to resolve employment disputes • Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, HIPAA, COBRA, ERISA, and more • When and why some employers are hit with multimillion dollar verdicts in favor of former employees • Noncompete, nondisclosure, and nonsolicitation agreements, and what works • Key trends in recent employment cases and legislation

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
When you complete this course you will be able to:
Measure risk in the primary areas of employment exposures
Determine if your organization is current and compliant in cyber related issues affecting websites, devices, social media, and more
Develop and enhance policies and procedures in response to identified employment risks
Understand trends in retaliation, discrimination, disability, wrongful termination, and other high-risk areas of employment law
Identify and implement measures to deter and reduce developing employment-related legal exposures
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Business & Industry Nonprofit / Not-For-Profit
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Business Law (8 Credits)
DESIGNED FOR
CPAs
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Robert Walter
COURSE LEVEL
Advanced
LOCATION
Online Webcast

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