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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; 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.

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
  • Employment issues related to social media, 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
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Business Law
Who Should Attend

• CPAs in business and industry and non • profits
• CPAs in public practice who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and non • profits

Jonathan Ingber

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

Event Information
Feb 20, 2020
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Total CPE Credits
Webcast Replay


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Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability

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