Holiday Inn Pearl - Jackson Area
110 Bass Pro Drive
Pearl, MS 39208
Personnel/Human Resources: 7.00
Course book included with all formats
A Comprehensive Primer on Labor and Employment Law
As employment-related litigation rates continue to rise, employers must look for ways to proactively protect themselves in a legal manner. Human resource compliance can be one of the most costly and time-consuming aspects for a business; can you streamline the process and prevent unnecessary risk? This program will get you up to speed so you can return to work confident in your abilities. Know the fundamentals of human resources: from hiring to firing and everything in-between. Register today!
This basic level seminar examines the current issues in human resource law for:
This course has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 6.0 hours of credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics.
including - Personnel/Human Resources: 7.00
NBI, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. This program is designed to qualify for 7.0 hours (based on 50 minute credit hour) of continuing professional education credit for accountants. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, refund and program cancellation, please contact our offices at (800) 930-6182.
This is a Basic level program presented in a group internet-based setting. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required. Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. Describe two employment law updates. 2. Describe the importance of thorough and accurate paperwork when hiring new employees. 3. List what a handbook should and should not contain by exploring the advantages and pitfalls of various policies. 4. Explain alternative dispute resolution tactics that are effective and advantageous for employment-related matters. 5. State the wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly paid computer professionals. 6. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 7. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 8. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 9. List the key steps to investigating employee misconduct thoroughly and legally. Field(s) of Study -- Personnel/Human Resources.
“The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.” This program has been approved for 6.0 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. Describe two employment law updates. 2. Describe the importance of thorough and accurate paperwork when hiring new employees. 3. List what a handbook should and should not contain by exploring the advantages and pitfalls of various policies. 4. Explain alternative dispute resolution tactics that are effective and advantageous for employment-related matters. 5. State the wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly-paid computer professionals. 6. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 7. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 8. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 9. List the key steps to investigating employee misconduct thoroughly and legally.
NBI, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 6.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
BRANDI GARRETT, SHRM-CP, PHR, is the Director of Human Resources for GI Associates & Endoscopy Center and owner of GHR Consulting Services, LLC. She has over fifteen years of experience in HR and recruiting. Ms. Garrett was named one of Mississippi's Top 50 Leading Business Women and Top 50 Under 40 by the Mississippi Business Journal. She is a member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource management) and CAHRA (Capital Area Human Resource Association), where she has served as a board member and held the position of SHRM Certification Director for the state of Mississippi. Ms. Garrett has experience teaching HR courses and frequently lectures about HR related topics to HR groups, businesses, conferences, and seminars. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
JENNIFER G. HALL is a litigation attorney in the Jackson office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Since 2002, she has concentrated her practice in the area of labor and employment law and litigation in state and federal courts. Ms. Hall devotes a significant amount of her practice to representing employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, and the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission; and in defending lawsuits related to harassment and discrimination in the workplace. She also has experience in civil litigation, including products liability, personal injury, mass tort, satellite theft, and insurance defense. Ms. Hall is listed in the Mid-South Rising Stars (2009-2017). She is a frequent lecturer and author on labor and employment law and litigation topics for business and professional groups. Ms. Hall is a member of The Mississippi Bar; the American, Tennessee and Capital Area bar associations; the Federal Bar Association for the Fifth Circuit; the Capital Area Bar Association; the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association; and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. She earned her B.B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Business and her J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law.
SPENCER RITCHIE is an attorney at Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP, where he focuses his practice on appellate, commercial litigation, labor and employment, personal injury and product liability. Mr. Ritchie was a law clerk to the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and law clerk to the Honorable Richard A. Schell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. He is admitted in Mississippi. Mr. Ritchie received his B.A. degree from Texas Tech University and his J.D. degree from University of Mississippi School of Law.
MALISSA WILSON is a partner at Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP, where she focuses her practice in areas of labor and employment, premises liability, civil rights, and media law. Before joining the firm, Ms. Wilson worked as a journalist, a public relations practitioner in crisis communications, a defense attorney, a government attorney, and in-house counsel. She is admitted in Texas, Arkansas, U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Mississippi, and U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Texas. Ms. Wilson received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Texas Southern University; her Masters in Science from Columbia University; and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi.
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