Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station
123 West Louisiana Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
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 attorneys. It may also be of benefit to HR personnel, accountants, and presidents and vice presidents.
This course has been approved by the Indiana Supreme Court Office of Admissions & Continuing Education. Participating attorneys are eligible to receive up to 6.0 hours of CLE credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics. Newly admitted attorneys may receive 6.0 hours of new attorney CLE.
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 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 the importance of thorough and accurate paperwork when hiring new employees. 2. List what a handbook should and should not contain by exploring the advantages and pitfalls of various policies. 3. State the wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly-paid computer professionals. 4. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 5. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 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 the importance of thorough and accurate paperwork when hiring new employees. 2. List what a handbook should and should not contain by exploring the advantages and pitfalls of various policies. 3. State the wage and hour exemption requirements in gray areas such as outside salespeople and highly-paid computer professionals. 4. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 5. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 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.
ROBERT J. DIGNAM is a partner with O'Neill McFadden & Willett LLP. He is an experienced civil litigation and appellate lawyer in the areas of employment and labor law, and many other areas of law. Mr. Dignam also regularly serves as a civil mediator. He has conducted mediations in numerous civil matters in a wide variety of cases, including employment law matters. He is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Council of the Indiana State Bar Association. Mr. Dignam has represented employers in state and federal courts in Indiana; in federal courts in Illinois; and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and other employment law agencies. He has argued cases for employers before the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and he has represented an employment law client before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Dignam also serves as lead negotiator for management during collective bargaining. He has assisted many clients in reaching collective bargaining agreements with their representative unions. Mr. Dignam has published a law review article entitled, There Is More To Fear Than Fear Itself: The National Labor Relations Board’s Attack On Purposeful And Necessary Workplace Conduct Rules Must Be Stopped. Mr. Dignam has coached future mediators at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and for many years, he served as an adjunct professor at Purdue University Northwest, teaching students employment law and human resources concepts, as well conflict resolution. Mr. Dignam is annually recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyer - employment and labor law. He was recently selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America - employment law and management. He earned his B.A. degree from Saint Xavier University and his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.
STORRS W. DOWNEY is a Capital Member at Bryce Downey & Lenkov LLC, with offices located in Chicago and Schererville. Mr. Downey has been representing businesses and insurance carriers for more than 30 years in all forms of litigation, ranging from construction to employment matters in Illinois and Indiana. He has successfully tried various jury trials to verdict and more than 100 administrative hearings. Mr. Downey is an active speaker before national, regional and state organizations on a wide variety of litigation topics, and has been named a Leading Lawyer since 2012. He is a member of various professional organizations such as the Illinois and Indiana State Bar Associations, Claims and Litigation Management, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Defense Research Institute, Defense Trial Counsel of Illinois and Indiana, and Illinois Bar Employment Law Division.
JOSEPH M. FORTE is the founder of Joseph M. Forte & Associates LLC, in Mishawaka. Mr. Forte has advised and represented corporations and small businesses in a variety of employment law, contract, governance, compliance, and mergers and acquisitions matters. He is also a mediator. As general corporate counsel, he has overseen compliance programs and litigation matters around the country. Mr. Forte is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Bar of the 7th District Federal Court of Appeals, and the Northern and Southern District Federal courts for Indiana. He earned his B.S. degree, cum laude, from Purdue University Krannert School of Business and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University.
SHAW R. FRIEDMAN is principal in the LaPorte, Indiana, law firm of Friedman & Associates P.C. He has built a practice that focuses on standing up in court for those needing a voice - whether it is the longtime employee of a company who is unfairly discharged from employment, the motorist trying to get a fair result from a responsible party after a collision or a ratepayer concerned over high utility bills and poor service. In addition to an active private practice involving employment law, personal injury and utility law, Mr. Friedman has extensive experience in representing numerous governmental entities including service as LaPorte County attorney. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association. Mr. Friedman earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Colgate University and his J.D. degree from Notre Dame Law School.
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CRAIG M. BOROWSKI is a shareholder with Littler Mendelson, P.C., a global employment and labor law firm with more than 1,500 attorneys in 80 offices. He has litigated more than 250 employment cases in federal and state courts in 22 different states, including all facets of single plaintiff litigation, jury trials, and appeals as well as complex and multiparty litigation. Mr. Borowski regularly represents companies before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he has defended more than 300 charges before the agency. He is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, Central District of Illinois, and Eastern District of Wisconsin. Mr. Borowski is a member of the American, Indiana State, and Indianapolis bar associations. He earned his B.S. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
GARY P. GOODIN is an attorney with the law firm of Goodin Meyer, PC. He has been practicing in the area of labor and employment defense since 1990. Mr. Goodin has assisted employers with all aspects of the employment relationship from reviewing and drafting employee handbooks, to defending employers in nearly all administrative and judicial forums. He has written numerous articles and spoken to management groups on a wide variety of employment related topics. He earned both his B.S. degree and his M.P.A. degree from Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs in Bloomington, and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington.
HANNESSON MURPHY is a partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indianapolis, Indiana office and a member of the firm’s labor and employment law department. He has extensive experience counseling and advising employers in all aspects of managing the employment relationship with their workforce. Mr. Murphy has defended employers in connection with privately-negotiated settlements, arbitration proceedings and hearings, administrative proceedings, class and collective actions, and every manner of litigated claims in state and federal courts across the country, from the filing of a claim through trial and on appeal. Additionally, he has co-authored several guides for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, including the current editions of the “Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Indiana Employer’s Guide to Monitoring Electronic Technology in the Workplace” and the “Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Indiana Guide to Hiring and Firing.” Mr. Murphy is admitted to practice in Indiana, Florida, and the District of Columbia, as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He earned his B.A. degree from Florida International University and his J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
JOHN R. PANICO is a labor and employment attorney with the Indianapolis and Salt Lake City firm of Panico Law LLC. He concentrates his practice in employment litigation in federal and state court, and before Fair Employment Practice administrative agencies. Mr. Panico is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Utah and California and before the U.S. Court of Appeals. He is an employment mediator and arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Employment Relations Commission and the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board. Mr. Panico has served as labor and employment counsel for the City of San Diego, Magnesium Corporation of America and has held senior-level corporate labor relations and human resources positions in manufacturing, health care, mining, mass transit, higher education, service and utilities organizations, in both the public and private sectors. He earned his B.A. degree from the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury; his Master of Science, with distinction, from New York Institute of Technology; and his J.D. degree from Irvine University School of Law.
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