Audio CD + Course Book

Human Resource Law Boot Camp

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

April, 2018

Product ID#:

78797CDRA

Audio + Course Book

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Continuing education credit
is not available on this program.


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From Event: Human Resource Law Boot Camp, held April 2018.

Program Description

The rapid pace of change in the employment law arena requires constant vigilance on the part of HR professionals. It's all too easy to miss a seemingly minor detail and have your employer face a financially debilitating lawsuit as a result. Don't let your company's employment policies and procedures fall into legal obsolescence and fail to provide safeguards. Let this comprehensive guide provide you with up-to-date information on the FLSA and more. Take away indispensable legal information you can use to reinforce your company's HR practices - order today!

Course Content

  1. FLSA Essentials: Practically Applying the Most Recent Legal Perspectives
  2. Using Handbooks to Protect Against Legal Liabilities: With Example Policies
  3. Hiring and Firing: Legal Do's and Don'ts for Crucial HR Functions
  4. Social Media Policies: Balancing Employer Needs and Employee Rights
  5. Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace: Marijuana and Other Considerations
  6. Employee Relations: Legal Solutions for Sensitive Workplace Issues

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. FLSA Essentials: Practically Applying the Most Recent Legal Perspectives
    9:00 - 10:00, Richard J. Rylance II
    1. Primary Duties Test: Recognizing the Top Pitfalls
    2. Salary Test Legal Essentials
    3. Independent Contractor Issues
    4. Off-The-Clock Work and Unauthorized Overtime
    5. Addressing Employer Errors: Essential Safe Harbor Policies to Have
  2. Using Handbooks to Protect Against Legal Liabilities: With Example Policies
    10:15 - 11:15, Richard J. Rylance II
    1. Handbook Scope: How Much is Too Much?
    2. What Topics You Must Include: With Example Language
    3. Key Disclaimers You Can't Forget
    4. Avoiding Implied Contractual Relationships
    5. Essential Updates: NLRB and Other Concerns
    6. Updating Handbooks: With Checklists
  3. Hiring and Firing: Legal Do's and Don'ts for Crucial HR Functions
    11:15 - 12:15, Kelsey Parker
    1. Crafting Legally Compliant Job Descriptions
    2. What Employers Can and Can't Ask About Criminal Backgrounds, Credit Histories, etc.
    3. How Enforceable are Non-Compete, Non-Solicit and Confidentiality Agreements?
    4. Verifying Immigration Status - E-Verify and Other Considerations
    5. Legally Defensible Termination Documentation
    6. Terminating Employees on Leave
    7. Separation Agreements and Releases: With Examples
  4. Social Media Policies: Balancing Employer Needs and Employee Rights
    1:15 - 2:15, Kelsey Parker
    1. Social Media and NLRA Violations for Non-Union Employers
    2. To What Extent May Employers Limit Social Media Use?
    3. Using Private Social Media Accounts for Business Purposes
    4. Using Social Media in Hiring Decisions
    5. Best Practices for Creating and Updating Social Media Policies
  5. Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace: Marijuana and Other Considerations
    2:15 - 3:15, Sarah E. Baron Houy
    1. Accommodating Medical Marijuana Users: Do Employers Have To?
    2. Drug Testing Considerations for Current and Prospective Employees
    3. Firing and Disciplining Medical Marijuana Users: Current Legal Perspectives
    4. Creating Drug and Alcohol Policies That Leave No Room for Interpretation
  6. Employee Relations: Legal Solutions for Sensitive Workplace Issues
    3:30 - 4:30, Sarah E. Baron Houy
    1. Granting Employee Leave: FMLA, ADA and Other Considerations
    2. Return-to-Work Policies After Leave
    3. Disciplinary Actions
    4. Investigating Misconduct
    5. Answering Discrimination and Harassment Complaints
    6. Workplace Safety and Security Issues: Firearms, Disgruntled Employees, Domestic Violence, etc.
    7. Creating Performance Improvement Plans
    8. Employee Evaluations: Best Practices

SARAH E. BARON HOUY is a partner with the Bangs McCullen Law Firm. Her practice focuses primarily on litigation, including employment matters, construction law, and civil rights litigation. Ms. Baron Houy’s employment law experience includes discrimination litigation; wage and hour disputes; negotiating contracts; handling disputes regarding non-compete and other restrictive covenants; and drafting policies, procedures, and handbooks. She provides counsel to both employers and employees. Ms. Baron Houy graduated with her B.S. degree from the University of South Dakota and she earned her J.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is licensed to practice in South Dakota and Missouri, and is admitted in the District Court for the District of South Dakota, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

KELSEY PARKER is an attorney with Bangs McCullen Law Firm in their Rapid City, South Dakota office. Ms. Parker focuses her practice on matters involving civil litigation, civil rights, employment law, and workers’ compensation and administrative law. Upon finishing law school, she served as a law clerk for the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court. Ms. Parker graduated with her B.S. degree from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas and she earned her J.D. degree from the University of South Dakota School of Law. She is a member of the State Bar of South Dakota and the American Bar Association.

RICHARD J. RYLANCE II is an attorney at Morgan Theeler LLP, located in Mitchell, South Dakota. Mr. Rylance focuses his practice on the areas of juvenile law, criminal law, personal injury, employment law, construction law and general civil litigation. He graduated with his B.S. degree from Augustana College and he earned his J.D. degree from the University of South Dakota. Mr. Rylance is a member of the South Dakota State Bar and has been admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota. He is also a member of the Applied Leadership Network through the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Justice Strategy Group.

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