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Applying HR Law to Everyday Issues - An Interactive Workshop

Audio CD + Course Book

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February, 2018

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78351CDRA

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From Event: Applying HR Law to Everyday Issues - An Interactive Workshop, held February 2018.

Program Description

In the real world of Human Resources, practically applying the letter of the law can be challenging. This essential guide is chocked full of insights from our experienced faculty and answers to the most pressing issues facing HR professionals today. You'll move beyond legal theory and put employment law into practice so you can develop common-sense approaches to everyday HR situations - order today!

Course Content

  1. Essential Handbook Must-Haves and Updates
  2. Managing FMLA and ADA Leave: A Collaborative Exercise
  3. New Hires: Ensuring Legally Sound Practices
  4. Handling, Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Allegations: An Interactive Guide
  5. How to Comply With the FLSA
  6. Hands-On Discipline and Discharge Case Studies

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State Credit Approval Expiration
CLE 6.00 KS 02/06/2019
CLE 6.00 MO 02/07/2020

* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. Essential Handbook Must-Haves and Updates
    9:00 - 10:00, Katharine K. Sangha
    1. The Latest Legal Updates Your Handbook Needs
    2. Maintaining "At Will" Relationships
    3. Eliminating Contradictory Policies
    4. Avoiding Vague and Inconsistent Policies
  2. Managing FMLA and ADA Leave: A Collaborative Exercise
    10:00 - 11:00, David W. White
    1. FMLA and ADA Leave Legal Essentials
    2. Scenario 1: Intermittent Leave Headaches
    3. Scenario 2: Reasonable Accommodation or Undue Hardship?
    4. Scenario 3: Leave and Substance Abuse
  3. New Hires: Ensuring Legally Sound Practices
    11:15 - 12:15, Alex P. Aguilera
    1. Job Description Essentials
    2. Conducting Background Checks
    3. Using Social Media in the Hiring Process
    4. Non-Compete Agreements: When/How to Use
    5. Onboarding and Orientation Best Practices
  4. Handling, Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Allegations: An Interactive Guide
    1:15 - 2:15, Jill Waldman
    1. Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Laws
    2. Scenario 1: Unrequited Love in the Office
    3. Scenario 2: He Said What in That Meeting?
    4. Scenario 3: Pennies on the Dollar
  5. How to Comply With the FLSA
    2:30 - 3:30, Alex P. Aguilera
    1. Exemptions and Eligibility
    2. Tracking and Calculating Hours Worked
    3. Handling Overtime Pay
    4. FLSA Updates You Need to Know
  6. Hands-On Discipline and Discharge Case Studies
    3:30 - 4:30, Jill Waldman
    1. Discipline and Discharge Legal Essentials
    2. Scenario 1: Employees Caught in the "Act"
    3. Scenario 2: Discipline, Discharge or None of the Above
    4. Scenario 3: One Too Many at the Office Party

ALEX P. AGUILERA is an attorney with the Kansas City law firm of Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris, LLC, where he focuses his practice on employment and non-compete litigation and human resources counseling. Mr. Aguilera has experience in handling discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage-and-hour, and other employer-employee disputes from start to finish. Additionally, he advises clients on terminations, accommodation and leave issues, handbooks, discipline issues, employment agreements, FLSA (mis)classification issues, and a variety of other employee-relations topics. Mr. Aguilera is licensed to practice law in Kansas, Missouri, and various federal courts throughout the country. He was selected as a 2016 Missouri & Kansas Rising Star by Super Lawyers in the area of employment litigation. Mr. Aguilera earned his B.A. degree from Wichita State University, followed by his J.D. degree from University of Kansas School of Law.

KATHARINE K. SANGHA is an attorney with Polsinelli PC, in the litigation department, focusing on labor and employment law. She works with clients to address and resolve employment claims, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and whistleblower claims under state and federal law, before administrative agencies and through litigation. Ms. Sangha is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; as well as the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. She is a member of the The Missouri Bar, Kansas and Kansas City Metropolitan bar associations, as well as the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City. Ms. Sangha honed her problem solving and critical thinking skills at the University of Kansas School of Law where she was an articles editor for the Kansas Law Review. In law school, she focused on gaining the knowledge required to more effectively serve as an advocate in the litigation process, earning an advocacy certificate. Additionally, Ms. Sangha served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge John W. Lungstrum, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. Prior to law school, she earned her B.A. degree from the University of Kansas.

JILL WALDMAN is of counsel with Lathrop & Gage LLP. Her practice is devoted to representing employers in workplace matters. Ms. Waldman represents employers in state and federal courts and before governmental agencies, in numerous areas of employment law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, failure to accommodate, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, defamation, fraud, and a variety of other statutory and common law claims. In addition to litigation, she conducts harassment trainings and provides general counseling to employers on workplace issues, including preventative strategies for minimizing litigation on day-to-day personnel matters. Ms. Waldman earned her J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina and her LL.M. degree in labor and employment law from Georgetown University Law Center.

DAVID W. WHITE is a principal member of the law firm of Foland, Wickens, Roper, Hofer, & Crawford PC, where he concentrates his practice in the fields of employment law and commercial litigation. Mr. White has appeared in state and federal courts throughout the country on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. He is admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri, as well as their respective federal district and appellate courts. Mr. White is also admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator in the local area and has been a frequent speaker before legal and professional groups on topics that include discrimination law, employment law, insurance law, and civil trial procedure. Mr. White earned his law degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is retired from the Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel and currently serves on the Overland Park, Kansas, City Council, representing Ward 3.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

KS CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
02/06/2019
Approved by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 6.0 hours of prerecorded format continuing legal education credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics and professionalism credit. No more than 6.0 hours of prerecorded format CLE may be earned in one compliance period.


MO CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
02/07/2020
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for up to 6.0 self-study CLE credit hours. No more than 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics credit with self-study.


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