Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Maine
1050 Westbrook St.
Portland, ME 04102
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 has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 6.0 hours of CLE credit including 0.0 ethics hours.
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.
JANET V. BRITTON is an attorney in the legal department of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. She has conducted training sessions on labor and employment matters affecting both large and small businesses. Ms. Britton has experience advising federal contractors regarding compliance and affirmative action plan requirements (Executive Order 11246). She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Southern Maine, her M.A. degree from Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, and her J.D. degree from the University of Maine School of Law. Ms. Britton is a member of the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project Pro Bono Attorney Panel. (Portland location)
AMY DIETERICH is an attorney in the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott in Auburn, Maine, representing clients in the areas of employment, labor, family law, commercial litigation, and municipal and government law. Ms. Dieterich is admitted to practice in both the federal and state courts in Maine and New York. She was selected for inclusion in the 2017 and 2018 New England Rising Stars in the category of business litigation. Ms. Dieterich received her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College and her J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law. (Bangor location)
JAMES B. HADDOW is a partner with the Portland law firm of Petruccelli, Martin & Haddow, LLP, where he advises and represents clients on, among other things, matters of employment law. Mr. Haddow often speaks and writes about legal issues surrounding employment. He serves as treasurer on the Board of Governors of the Maine State Bar Association and is also a member of the Cumberland County and American bar associations; as well as the Maine Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Haddow has been engaged in the practice of law in Maine since 1986. He earned his B.A. degree in philosophy from Colby College and his J.D. degree from the University of Maine. He is the editor of A Practical Guide to Employment Law in Maine (Boston: Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.), due to be published in June, 2019. (Bangor and Portland locations)
LAURA M. O'HANLON is associate general counsel for General Dynamic-Bath Iron Works. Prior to joining BIW, she held various positions with the Maine judicial branch, was in private practice with two civil law firms (with labor and employment law practices), and was a litigation attorney representing the United States Postal Service. Ms. O'Hanlon served as the director of Career Services at the University of Maine School of Law, from which she earned her J.D. degree. (Bangor and Portland locations)
ERIK PETERS is the principal attorney at the Law Office of Erik Peters in Portland, Maine. He practices in the areas of labor and employment law, personal injury litigation, and mediation. Mr. Peters is a member of the Maine State Bar Association and an inactive member of the Bars of Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Texas. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from the University of Houston Law Center. (Portland location)
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