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.
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.
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
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
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
Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non • profits