SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown
745 Constellation Place Drive SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
Personnel/Human Resources: 7.00
Chartered Life Underwriter: 7.00
Course book included with all formats
Know Human Resource Best Practices to Ensure Employer Compliance and Mitigate Potential Liabilities
The success or failure of a business is directly linked to the employees, and it's crucial that human resource personnel legally manage labor and employment policies, documents and employee procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. The regulatory landscape of employment law is constantly evolving; this program will swiftly get you up to date on handbook must-haves, wage and hour requirements, employee leave policies, and hot-button issues related to social media usage and employee monitoring. Don't rely on outdated information; utilize the latest best practices that not only protect employers from costly litigation and penalties but also effectively manage employees - register today!
This intermediate level seminar examines the current issues in employment law for:
This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Bar Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 6.0 credit hours, including 0.0 ethics credits.
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 an Intermediate level program presented in a group live setting. Accountants should have a basic understanding of labor and employment policies. No advanced preparation is required. Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. State from recall what a handbook should and should not contain. 2. Explain how to put a records retention and destruction policy in place that protects both paper and electronic files. 3. State two drug and alcohol policies that limit employer liability. 4. List three ways to avoid inadvertent FLSA violations. 5. Describe how to appropriately handle accommodation requests. 6. Identify the hot-button issues related to social media usage and employee monitoring. 7. List techniques to properly execute performance reviews and know how to utilize them during a wrongful termination case. 8. State from recall best practices for drafting and negotiating settlement agreements during employment disputes. Field(s) of Study -- Personnel/Human Resources.
This program may qualify for 6.0 RCHs for Certified Payroll Professionals.
“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. State from recall what a handbook should and should not contain. 2. Explain how to put a records retention and destruction policy in place that protects both paper and electronic files. 3. State two drug and alcohol policies that limit employer liability. 4. List three ways to avoid inadvertent FLSA violations. 5. Describe how to appropriately handle accommodation requests. 6. Identify the hot-button issues related to social media usage and employee monitoring. 7. List techniques to properly execute performance reviews and know how to utilize them during a wrongful termination case. 8. State from recall best practices for drafting and negotiating settlement agreements during employment disputes.
including - Chartered Life Underwriter: 7.00
This seminar qualifies for 7.0 PACE (Professional Achievement in Continuing Education) credit hours for CLU.
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.
RONALD W. FLOWERS JR. is a partner in the Labor and Employment Section of the law firm of Burr & Forman LLP. In his practice, he represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including representing clients in class and individual plaintiff litigation before federal and state courts, in arbitration, and before administrative tribunals. Mr. Flowers regularly advises and represents clients regarding issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the WARN Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, USERRA, and various other federal and state statutes and regulations. He represents employers in investigations by and in litigation against OSHA, the NLRB, and the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor. Mr. Flowers advises companies undergoing union campaigns and dealing with union representatives. During recent years, he has defended employers in countless collective and individual FLSA overtime cases. He is vice president of the Labor and Employment Law sections of the Alabama State Bar and the American Bar Association, and is admitted to practice before the Northern, Middle, and Southern districts of Alabama, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Flowers earned his B.S. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law.
MAURY NICELY is a member of Evans Harrison Hackett, PLLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of employment litigation, labor law, and general business litigation. He has addressed issues pertaining to all areas of labor and employment law in order to assist clients in preparing and maintaining employee records, making proactive decisions to prevent workplace issues from arising, and addressing formal complaints if and when they arise. Mr. Nicely is a member of the American, Tennessee, Chattanooga, and Federal bar associations, as well as the State Bar of Georgia. He is admitted to practice in Georgia and Tennessee state and federal courts. Mr. Nicely earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law.
BROOKE M. NIXON is a partner with the law firm of Constangy, Brooks, Smith, & Prophete LLP, where she focuses her practice on employment litigation prevention and defense, affirmative action/OFCCP compliance, background check and FCRA litigation, class/collective actions, labor relations, wage and hour compliance/litigation, as well as trade secrets and unfair competition. Ms. Nixon received her B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama, followed by earning her J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University. She is admitted to practice law in Alabama; Florida; the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Middle districts of Alabama.
JAMES N. NOLAN is a partner with the law firm of Constangy, Brooks, Smith, & Prophete LLP, in its Birmingham, Alabama office. His practice is devoted to labor and employment law (management) and civil litigation. He was an adjunct faculty member at Birmingham Southern College where he taught labor and employment law classes in its Master in Public and Private Management Program. Mr. Nolan has lectured on wage and hour, employment discrimination, wrongful termination and workers' compensation before the Alabama State Bar, the Birmingham and the American bar associations, the Alabama Bar Institute and the State Bar of Georgia. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the Birmingham Bar Association, as well as the State Bar of Georgia (member, Labor and Employment Law Section). Mr. Nolan has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for more than 20 years. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Washington & Lee University and his J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.
THOMAS W. SCROGGINS is a partner with the law firm of Constangy, Brooks, Smith, & Prophete LLP, where he focuses his practice on affirmative action/OFCCP compliance, class/collective actions, employment litigation prevention and defense, labor relations, as well as wage and hour compliance/litigation. Mr. Scroggins earned his B.A. degree from Louisiana State University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Alabama; Georgia; the Supreme Court of Alabama; the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Middle districts of Alabama. Mr. Scroggins is a member of the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar, Section on Labor and Employment Law.