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Gain Practical HR Skills and Essential Legal Knowledge
Success in the human resource profession is a balancing act. It requires you to have both a working knowledge of legal compliance issues, as well as the soft skills to overcome the daily challenges you encounter. This program will develop your knowledge and skills on both the legal and non-legal sides. You will obtain a clear understanding of how essential employment laws interact with hiring and firing, performance management, record-keeping and other core HR functions. Our experienced faculty will also provide you with practical, real-world strategies for engaging and acclimating new hires and resolving conflicts with difficult employees. Lay the foundation for a well-rounded human resource career - register today!
This basic level program on essential HR legal knowledge and professional skills has been designed with the following professions in mind:
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This course has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 6.0 hours of on-line credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of on-line CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
“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 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.
ASHLEY ELEY CANNADY is a partner in the Jackson office of Balch & Bingham LLP. Her practice focuses on defending employers and management in employment-related disputes before courts and administrative agencies, including disputes involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, failure to accommodate, FMLA interference, and other related state and common law claims. Ms. Cannady also regularly represents clients in contract disputes and business litigation. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi and her J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar and the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association. Ms. Cannady is admitted to practice before all Mississippi state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern districts of Mississippi, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
J. RUSSELL DUMAS is an attorney in the Jackson office of Balch & Bingham LLP. Mr. Dumas focuses on labor and employment and related litigation matters. He advises and advocates for employers and businesses in a wide range of employment issues. Mr. Dumas received his B.A. degree from Mississippi State University and his J.D. degree from Mississippi College School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Mississippi and Alabama and is a member of The Mississippi Bar.
JENNIFER G. HALL is a litigation attorney in the Jackson office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, where she has concentrated her practice in the area of labor and employment law and litigation in state and federal courts. Ms. Hall devotes a significant amount of her practice to representing employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, and the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission. She also spends time defending lawsuits related to harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Ms. Hall is a member of The Mississippi Bar; the American, Tennessee and Capital Area bar associations; the Federal Bar Association for the Fifth Circuit; the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association; and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. Ms. Hall earned her B.B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Business and her J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law.
TIMOTHY W. LINDSAY is an attorney in the Jackson office of Butler Snow LLP. Mr. Lindsay has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law since 1987, and possesses extensive experience in defending public and private employers against claims involving a wide variety of state and federal labor and employment laws. He received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi and his J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. Mr. Lindsay is a member of the American Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the Madison County Bar Association and the Capital Area Bar Association.
NICHOLAS F. MORISANI is counsel with the law firm of Phelps Dunbar in Jackson. Mr. Morisani practices in the area of labor and employment and represents both private and public employers in defense of discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and hostile work environment claims. He also represents clients in defense of civil rights claims arising under the U.S. Constitution. Mr. Morisani received his B.A. degree from the University of South Alabama and his J.D. degree from Mississippi College School of Law. He is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the National Italian-American Bar Association and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association.
ROBIN BANCK TAYLOR is an attorney in the Jackson office of Butler Snow LLP. Ms. Taylor is a member of Butler Snow's litigation department and practices within the labor and employment group. With nearly 18 years of litigation experience, she regularly counsels businesses in all aspects of employment law and has served as lead counsel in cases in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. Ms. Taylor received her B.S. degree from Belhaven University and her J.D. degree from Tulane University Law School. She is a member of the American Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the Madison County Bar Association and the Capital Area Bar Association.
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