Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability


Employment law issues affect virtually every business, governmental entity, and not-for-profit organization. This update examines trends in employment related claims and settlements including; members of protected classes and the implications of that membership; analysis of state trends in employment litigation; e-employment and cyber issues such as employee and employer social media rights; device and internet use and monitoring; employer liability issues for employee internet use; telecommuting and “off-the-clock” work issues; wrongful termination; bullying and its implications; harassment; and retaliation. This webcast also introduces you to the Employment Claim Risk Assessment Tool, which provides you a framework to analyze your organization’s or your client’s exposures to employment-related claims.

Learning Objectives
  1. Interpret recent trends in employment claims and employer liability~
  2. Assess employment and cyber employment risks to your organization or a client’s organization~
  3. Determine why retaliation claims and suits are increasing dramatically~
  4. Analyze factors leading to all types of harassment claims, including sexual harassment~
  5. Evaluate how wrongful termination claims fit in the framework of claims made in common employment suits~
Major Topics
  1. Employment issues related to social media, e-device and bring your own device (BYOD), internet use, and website contents
  2. Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation
  3. Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations
  4. Factors that lead to employers being sued for multi-million dollar verdicts in favor of former employees
  5. Using a risk assessment tool to assess employment claim exposures
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Business Law
Who Should Attend
CPAs in business, industry, non-profits, and public practice who want to increase their knowledge
Course Level
Robert Minniti
Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits
Online Course
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Mar 9, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Total CPE Credits
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Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability