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Advanced Employment Law

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

December, 2017

Product ID#:

77666CDRA

Audio + Course Book

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From Event: Advanced Employment Law, held December 2017.

Program Description

Trying to keep up with the intricate web of agencies governing employment law and the increasing number of legislative changes each year can be overwhelming for even the most experienced attorney or human resource director. Are you up to date on the latest legal developments and able to confidently advise clients on employment law issues? Avoid inadvertent violations of state and federal regulations. Order this legal resource and learn from seasoned practitioners as they discuss tips and techniques for handling advanced-level issues. Order today!

Course Content

  1. Recent Developments in State and Federal Employment Law
  2. Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation
  3. Creating Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) Compliance Strategies That Work
  4. Deciphering FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation Issues
  5. National Labor Relations Board Decisions Affecting Unionized and Non-Unionized Workplaces
  6. Responding to EEOC and State Agency Charges
  7. Preparing for Electronic Discovery in Litigation

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing education credit is not available at this time.
For additional questions regarding continuing education credits please contact us at 866-240-1890 or credit@nbi-sems.com.

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. Recent Developments in State and Federal Employment Law
    9:00 - 9:30 Written by Jesse R. Dill. Presented by James A. Walcheske in Madison and Milwaukee.
  2. Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation
    9:30 - 10:25 Written and Presented by Ann Barry Hanneman in Madison and Milwaukee.
    1. In-House or Outsource?
    2. Critical Investigation Triggers
    3. Scope of Investigations: What to Consider
    4. Legal Best Practices for Interviews and Evidence Collection
    5. Memorializing and Preserving Investigation Evidence
    6. Legally and Efficiently Remedying the Problem
  3. Creating Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) Compliance Strategies That Work
    10:40 - 11:35 Written by Jesse R. Dill. Presented by James A. Walcheske in Madison and Milwaukee.
    1. Determining Employee vs. Independent Contractor
    2. Proving Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Status to Prevent Misclassification Claims
    3. Wage and Hour Law Update
    4. How to Conduct Your Internal Wage and Hour Audit
    5. How to Handle a Wage and Hour Investigation
    6. Preventing Off-the-Clock Claims
    7. When and How to Settle Back Pay Claims
    8. Case Law Update
  4. Deciphering FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation Issues
    11:35 - 12:30 Written and Presented by Ann Barry Hanneman in Madison and Milwaukee.
    1. ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation - What do the Laws Really Say?
    2. Updating ADA Policies for the ADAAA
    3. How do the Three Interact with Each Other and State Laws?
    4. Tips for Drafting Policies to Work Together
    5. Troubleshooting Complex Leave of Absence Issues
    6. Drafting Policies for Medical Leave
    7. Knowing When and How to Settle Federal and State Claims
  5. National Labor Relations Board Decisions Affecting Unionized and Non-Unionized Workplaces
    1:30 - 2:25 Written and Presented by Kristofor L. Hanson in Madison and Milwaukee.
    1. At-Will Employment Statements and Collective Bargaining Limitations
    2. Handling Concerted Activity in Non-Union Environments
    3. Social Media Use and National Labor Relations Act Violations
    4. Controlling Back Pay
  6. Responding to EEOC and State Agency Charges
    2:25 - 3:20 Written and Presented by Kristofor L. Hanson in Madison and Milwaukee.
    1. Evaluating the Claim
    2. Best Practices for Investigation of the Charges
    3. Document and Computer Evidence Retention
    4. Position Statements as Potential Evidence in Litigation
  7. Preparing for Electronic Discovery in Litigation
    3:35 - 4:30 Written and Presented by Timothy D. Edwards in Madison and Milwaukee.
    1. Electronic Discovery Rules
    2. Litigation Methods
    3. Practical Information System Policies and Practices
    4. Preparing for the Rule 26(f) or Initial Scheduling Conference
    5. Preparing Requests and Responding to Discovery Requests Involving Electronic Data

TIMOTHY D. EDWARDS is the founder of the Edwards Law Group LLC, in Madison. Mr. Edwards   is   an   accomplished   trial   attorney   who   has   litigated   complex civil litigation cases throughout the United States for approximately 20 years. Mr. Edwards is also an adjunct lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he has taught civil procedure, evidence and legal writing for more than 15 years. He is a pioneer in the field of e-discovery and a frequent lecturer on the topic. Mr. Edwards received his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, an LL.M. (Masters of Laws) degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and his J.D. degree from Wayne State University. Mr. Edwards is a member of   District 9 Professional Responsibility Committee, the Seventh Circuit's Electronic Discovery Pilot Program and is certified as an electronic discovery specialist by the Association of Electronic Discovery Specialists (ACEDS).

ANN BARRY HANNEMAN is a shareholder at von Briesen & Roper, s.c., where she acts as legal counsel to management in labor and employment law matters, including representing employers in federal and state employment litigation. Ms. Hanneman has successfully tried federal court jury trials and regularly represents employers in administrative matters, as well as federal and state court proceedings. In addition to litigation, her practice includes advising on employment discrimination, negotiating separation agreements, handling sexual harassment complaints, drafting employee handbooks and developing policies, and managing wage and hour matters and leave requests in compliance with state and federal law. Ms. Hanneman is a frequent author and speaker on employment law matters and provides management training for companies on such topics as employment discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act compliance, discipline and discharge, drafting employee handbooks, ADA compliance, and updates on current cases, and legislation affecting employment law and human resources. She is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Wisconsin, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh circuits. Ms. Hanneman is a member of the Labor and Employment sections of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, and the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association. She earned her B.S. degree, with integral honors, from LeMoyne College and her J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School.

KRISTOFOR L. HANSON is an attorney and partner with Lindner & Marsack, S.C, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He represents employers in a multitude of matters in both state and federal court, as well as administrative forums. Mr. Hanson's practice includes the defense of claims brought by employees under Title VII, the Wisconsin Fair Employment Law, various other states’ anti-discrimination laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disability Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, among others. He also represents employers in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, as well as in labor arbitrations and collective bargaining. Mr. Hanson is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin (Litigation, and Labor and Employment sections), the American Bar Association and the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and his law degree, cum laude, from Marquette University.

JAMES A. WALCHESKE is a partner and co-founder with Walcheske & Luzi, LLC, where he focuses his practice in the area of employment law issues. He is admitted to practice before the State Bar of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Walcheske earned his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse and his J.D. degree from Marquette University.

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