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Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability (2020)

Description

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 course 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. Topics Discussed – Employment issues related to social media, e-device and bring your own device (BYOD), internet use, and website contents – Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation – Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations – Factors that lead to employers being sued for multi-million dollar verdicts in favor of former employees – Using a risk assessment tool to assess employment claim exposures

Learning Objectives

Interpret recent trends in employment claims and employer liability. – Assess employment and cyber employment risks to your organization or a client’s organization. – determine why retaliation claims and suits are increasing dramatically. – analyze factors leading to all types of harassment claims, including sexual harassment. – Evaluate how wrongful termination – Evaluate how wrongful termination claims fit in the framework of claims made in common employment suits.

Major Topics

Topics Discussed

– Employment issues related to social media, e-device and bring your own device (BYOD), internet use, and website contents

– Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation

– Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations

– Factors that lead to employers being sued for multi-million dollar verdicts in favor of former employees

– Using a risk assessment tool to assess employment claim exposures

Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Advanced
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
Nonprofit / Not-For-Profit
CPE Field of Study
Business Law
4
Instructor(s)
Jonathan Ingber
Prerequisites

Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits

Advanced Preparation

None

Location
Online
Event Information
When
Aug 17, 2020
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Location
Online
Total CPE Credits
4
Format
Webcast Replay

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Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability (2020)


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