State Bar of New Mexico Center
5121 Masthead NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
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 program has been approved by the State Bar of New Mexico/MCLE for 6.0 hours of credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
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. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 7. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 8. 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. Explain unemployment compensation guidelines and how to manage costs. 7. State the latest developments regarding employee behavior and controversial social media policies. 8. 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.
RAUL A. CARRILLO JR. is the founder/president of the Carrillo Law Firm, P.C., in Las Cruces, New Mexico. His practice areas include insurance defense, civil rights, business litigation, employment litigation, corporate litigation, and election law. Mr. Carrillo earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of New Mexico and his J.D. degree from Harvard University. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Carrillo is an adjunct professor of business law and ethics at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico, along with many other professional and community associations.
SARAH K. DOWNEY is an attorney with Jackson Loman Stanford & Downey, where her practice focuses on labor and employment matters arising under federal and state law, including claims based on Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, ERISA, and common law contract and wrongful discharge claims. Ms. Downey has represented private sector employers against administrative claims of discrimination filed before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions; and defended employers against employment claims in the state and federal courts of New Mexico. She also provides day-to-day preventative counseling and employment advice. Ms. Downey is admitted to practice before all New Mexico state and federal courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She earned her B.A. degree, with honors, from Whittier College; and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Arizona College of Law.
LAURIE A. VOGEL is a sole practitioner in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she practices in employment and civil rights law from an employer or management perspective. The State Bar of New Mexico has recognized Ms. Vogel as a specialist in employment and labor law. She has taught legal issues in employment for the Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute and for the U.S. Department of Energy's Central Training Academy. Ms. Vogel is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico, the American Bar Association, and the Society for Human Resources Management. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Montana and her J.D. degree from the University of Idaho.
LORNA M. WIGGINS is a shareholder in the Albuquerque law firm of Wiggins, Williams & Wiggins, P.C. She has practiced primarily in the areas of labor and employment law. Ms. Wiggins started practicing law in New Mexico after completing a judicial clerkship. Much of her practice includes advising management on various personnel issues, including hiring, discipline, termination and layoff issues; negotiating employment contracts; non-compete agreements; patent waiver agreements; and assisting management in developing and implementing personnel policies. Ms. Wiggins regularly assists management in certification and decertification elections, negotiating union contracts, arbitrations, and unfair labor practice charges. She regularly defends employers before the New Mexico Human Right Commission, EEOC, OFCCP, NLRB, and state and federal courts. Ms. Wiggins routinely provides training to employers in recognizing and eliminating discrimination and harassment in the workplace, and is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment law. She attended Southern Methodist University; earned her B.S. degree, cum laude, from the University of North Dakota; and her J.D. degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law. Ms. Wiggins is a member of the Albuquerque and American bar associations, and the State Bar of New Mexico.
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