Employment Law: Working Through Common Issues

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
3:00 PM-11:00 PM

Live Video Webcast

$329 - First Registrant
$319 - Additional Registrant 
Reference Event Number: 52517ER

Online - Register Now
Phone - 1-800-930-6182

10:00 - 11:15

Deciphering the FMLA and ADA
Anne R. Yuengert

  • ADA and FMLA - What do the Laws Really Say?
  • How do They Interact With Each Other?
  • Troubleshooting Complex Leave of Absence Issues
  • Employee Handbook: Policy Drafting Issues
11:30 - 12:45

Creating Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Compliance Strategies That Work
Charles J. Mataya

  • Recent Developments in Wage and Hour Law
  • Proving Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Status to Prevent Misclassification Claims
  • How to Conduct Your Internal Wage and Hour Audit
  • Preventing Off-the-Clock Claims
  • Traps for the Unwary on "Hours Worked" in Telecommuting and Remote Computer Access
  • Disciplinary Wage Suspensions and Exempt Employees - When Can You?
  • Determining Employee vs. Independent Contractor
12:45 - 2:00

Beyond the Basics - Balancing Employee Privacy Rights VS. Employer's Right To Know
J. William Manuel

  • Policies Regarding Electronic Communications
  • Computer and Telephone Monitoring in the Workplace
  • Employer's Right to Know vs. Employee Privacy During the Hiring Process
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs
  • Minimizing the Potential for Identity Theft in the Workplace
2:30 - 3:45

Reducing the Potential For Discrimination and Harassment Liability
Joycelyn A. Stevenson

  • How the Law Should Guide Company Actions
  • Defining Discrimination and Harassment
  • The Employer's Responsibility for Prevention and Remediation
  • Protecting Companies From Claims - Creating a Proactive Strategy
  • Steering Clear of Retaliatory Actions
4:00 - 5:00

Building a Successful Crisis Management Strategy
Nathan A. Fishbach, C. Michael McInnish, Darlene E. Rotch and Charles Stewart

  • Legal Guidelines for Crisis Management
  • Developing Contingency Plans
  • Communication With Employees and Customers
  • Tips for Minimizing Employer Exposure to Liability

Who Should Attend
This employment law course will provide attorneys with clear legal guidance on avoiding lawsuits, complying with human resource laws and handling volatile situations. It may also benefit in-house counsel, human resource managers and directors, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs and controllers

Continuing Education Credit(s)
The majority of our webcasts are accredited for continuing education credit, including continuing legal education. Specific accreditation information for participating in this webcast can be referenced on our website. Please note that program duration may not reflect credit hours.

Each attendee seeking continuing education credit must purchase an individual registration. A unique personal identification number will be assigned to each registrant to electronically track attendance for credit reporting purposes.

$329 - First Registrant
$319 - Additional Registrants