In many situations, an employee handbook serves as a useful resource for both the employees and the employer. However, a poorly written handbook can also be the cause of litigation and fail to provide employers with legal protection. This engaging guide explores best practices for updating social media policies, guidelines for creating retaliation policies, legal guidance for taking a stance on cyberbullying and more. Mitigate legal risks from the get-go. Order today!
This course is part of the Human Resource Law 101: A New Mexico Guide series.
This program has been approved by the State Bar of New Mexico/MCLE. This program may qualify for up to 2.0 hour of self-study credit, including 0.0 hours of self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
- 2.00Approval Exp. 12/31/2021
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LORNA M. WIGGINS is a shareholder in the Albuquerque law firm of Wiggins, Williams & Wiggins, P.C. She has practiced primarily in the areas of labor and employment law. Ms. Wiggins started practicing law in New Mexico after completing a judicial clerkship. Much of her practice includes advising management on various personnel issues, including hiring, discipline, termination and layoff issues; negotiating employment contracts; non-compete agreements; patent waiver agreements; and assisting management in developing and implementing personnel policies. Ms. Wiggins regularly assists management in certification and decertification elections, negotiating union contracts, arbitrations, and unfair labor practice charges. She regularly defends employers before the New Mexico Human Right Commission, EEOC, OFCCP, NLRB, and state and federal courts. Ms. Wiggins routinely provides training to employers in recognizing and eliminating discrimination and harassment in the workplace, and is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment law. She attended Southern Methodist University; earned her B.S. degree, cum laude, from the University of North Dakota; and her J.D. degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law. Ms. Wiggins is a member of the Albuquerque and American bar associations, and the State Bar of New Mexico.
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