A Comprehensive Primer on Labor and Employment Law
Personnel/Human Resources: 7.00
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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:
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This course has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 6.0 hours of credit, of which 0.0 hour will also apply in the area of legal ethics or professionalism.
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. List the key steps to investigating employee misconduct thoroughly and legally. 6. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 7. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 8. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 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. List the key steps to investigating employee misconduct thoroughly and legally. 6. Describe the latest changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. 7. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 8. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies.
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 Self-Paced Professional Development Credits PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
ALEXANDER P. BERG is an attorney with Littler Mendelson P.C. Mr. Berg focuses his management-side practice on issues arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and ADEA, as well as state and local EEO and wage and hour statutes. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Berg earned his bachelor's degree from Stanford University and his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
DOUGLAS W. DESMARAIS is a partner with Smith & Downey, P.A., where his practice deals with all aspects of employment relationships, with particular emphasis on educating employers about the many labor and employment laws that govern the workplace, and helping employers comply with these laws, thus avoiding costly and time-consuming litigation. Additionally, Mr. Desmarais has extensive experience in representing clients before the EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, NLRB, and numerous other federal, state and local agencies and courts. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar. Mr. Desmarais earned his B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, his J.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, and his LL.M. degree in labor law from Georgetown University School of Law.
JOYCE E. SMITHEY is managing partner of Smithey Law Group. Ms. Smithey focuses her practice exclusively in the areas of employment and labor law, representing both employers and employees. She has taught seminars and law school courses on labor and employment law topics and has published extensively in the area. This includes being the author of the fourth edition of Maryland Rules Commentary and contributing to the MSBA's Maryland Employment Law Deskbook. She is also a regular contributor to The Employee Advocate, the newsletter of the Metropolitan Washington Employment and Labor Lawyers Association. Ms. Smithey earned her B.A. degree from Pepperdine University and her J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law.
STEPHEN B. STERN is a partner in the law firm of Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard, LLC, where he practices in the areas of employment law, insurance, and commercial litigation. Mr. Stern conducts training seminars and has been retained to advise on and/or conduct highly sensitive and complex investigations. He has successfully represented clients in federal and state courts and before federal, state, and local administrative agencies, including the EEOC, Department of Labor, and Department of Justice. He is admitted to practice in the courts of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Stern graduated from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations and earned his J.D. degree from George Washington University Law School.
REUBEN WOLFSON is a partner of Smithey Law Group, a boutique labor and employment law firm. He advises employers and employees on all matters relating to employment law, such as discrimination, including race, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, family responsibilities and religion; sexual harassment; retaliation and reprisal; claims prevention; representation of public sector employees; disability accommodation and discrimination; wrongful discharge; employment contracts and restrictive covenants; wage and hour issues; and employment class and collective actions. Mr. Wolfson is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar. He earned his B.A. degree from University of Michigan and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law.
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