Pan American Conference and Media Center
601 Poydras Street, 11th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170
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 or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association for a maximum of 6.0 hours (based on a 60-minute credit hour) of credit, of which 0.0 hour will apply to ethics.
including - Personnel/Human Resources: 7.00
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This is a Basic level program presented in a group live 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. State the wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly-paid computer professionals. 5. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 6. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 7. 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. State the wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly-paid computer professionals. 5. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 6. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 7. 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-CP or SHRM-SCP. 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.
CAMILLE R. BRYANT is an attorney with McGlinchey Stafford PLLC, in their New Orleans office. Ms. Bryant defends and counsels clients in employment discrimination matters for both union and non-union workforces, assisting with matters involving collective bargaining, grievance handling, working within the framework of a union contract, and other general legal counsel. She also handles matters before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), including unfair labor practice proceedings and representation case hearings. She also practices in the areas of medical malpractice defense and products liability defense. Ms. Bryant earned her B.S. degree from Southern University and A&M College and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. She is a member of the New Orleans Association for Women Attorneys (board member), New Orleans Bar Association (Young Lawyers Committee, Public Service Committee, Minorities in the Profession Committee), Louisiana State Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association. (New Orleans location)
BENJAMIN M. CHAPMAN is a partner with Milling Benson Woodward L.L.P. His principal practice areas include labor and employment, state and municipal civil service, government relations and regulatory, general civil litigation, and insurance coverage and defense. Mr. Chapman has represented several state and municipal agencies, boards and departments, professional associations, the Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association, numerous insurance companies and third-party administrators, and both corporate and individual clients in tribunals ranging from administrative and civil service adjudications to arbitration and mediation panels to judicial proceedings from city courts through appellate courts in both state and federal court throughout the state of Louisiana. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Chapman advises clients on a broad variety of other issues ranging from corporate organization to human resources best practices and regulations to risk management, loss prevention, and mitigation. He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He received his B.A. degree from Louisiana State University, followed by earning his J.D. degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University. (Lafayette location)
RENEE CULOTTA is a partner at Frilot LLC, in New Orleans. For nearly 25 years, her practice has been dedicated to law and employment law, both litigation and pro-active counseling. Ms. Culotta defends employers and management in harassment, discrimination and retaliation charges and lawsuits, including claims involving age, race, sex, religious and disability discrimination. She regularly counsels clients on day-to-day employment matters to troubleshoot and resolve problems and assist clients in minimizing the risks inherent in all employment decisions. Specifically, Ms. Culotta guides clients through a myriad of employment issues, such as recruiting and hiring, drafting policies, handbooks and non-competition agreements, reviewing disciplinary actions and terminations, advising employers on how to engage in the interactive process and offer reasonable accommodations under the ADA, managing leaves of absence under the FMLA, and training on sexual harassment and other workplace policies and procedures. She gained first-hand experience in human resources by working in the human resources department of a Baton Rouge health clinic. During law school, Ms. Culotta worked at the Pentagon conducting sexual harassment and other investigations for the Department of the Army, for which she received a letter of commendation. She earned B.A. and J.D. degrees from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. (Lafayette and New Orleans locations)
DONALD L. HYATT II is a sole practitioner in New Orleans, where he practices in the areas of employment law, professional malpractice and other intentional torts, including fraud and defamation. He previously has spoken for various professional groups on his areas of practice. Mr. Hyatt is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the U.S. 5th and 9th circuits, and the Eastern, Middle and Western districts of Louisiana. He earned his B.A. degree from Centenary College and his J.D. degree from Loyola University, New Orleans. (Lafayette and New Orleans locations)
MARYJO L. ROBERTS is an attorney with The Kullman Firm, where she practices in the area of labor and employment. Her practice area encompasses a broad range of labor and employment law disputes, including Title VII and state law discrimination, harassment, retaliation litigation, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) litigation, EEOC complaints and investigations, employment contracts, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality agreements, and wage and garnishment litigation. Ms. Roberts also provides employment advice and training on matters such as employee hiring and discharge, employee discipline and employment investigations, drafting employment manuals and handbooks, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues, electronic communications policies, and addressing employee privacy concerns. She practices before federal and state courts throughout Louisiana. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the American, Federal, Louisiana State, New Orleans, and Baton Rouge bar associations. Ms. Roberts is a frequent speaker on labor and employment matters. She earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of New Orleans and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. (New Orleans location)
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