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Oct 2017 Web

Employer responses to employee medical issues is one of the greatest sources of employment litigation today. Oftentimes an employer will try to do the right thing but may fail to properly document their efforts. Or, an employer may feel that their employees are taking advantage of a medical ...
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Sep 2017 Web

This webinar assisted employers, managers, and supervisors with the often fraught area of handling under-performing employees. Employers often fail to effectively counsel and review their employees, resulting in unnecessary conflict and/or litigation. Sometimes, an employer may fail to properly ...
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Aug 2017 Web

This webinar helped attendees stay current with the latest rules and regulations regarding wage and hour laws. Topics included: defining an employee; minimum wage calculations; what is on-the-clock work; computing hours worked; meal and rest period requirements; overtime regulations; ...
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Jul 2017 Web

If properly drafted, an employment handbook is more than simply a collection of policies and procedures – it is a roadmap for an employer’s HR department. It is also often the initial introduction an employee has to the culture of their new employer and sets the tone for the rest of the ...
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Jun 2017 Web

This webinar addressed the blurred lines among whistleblower and associational discrimination. Presenters provided examples and best practices on handling regulatory complaints. Please note, MCLE and HRCI credit can only be provided to those who attended the live presentation. Presented by: ...
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May 2017 Web

In this webinar, presenters delved into the impact that the new administration has had on administrative agencies from the DOL to the EEOC. Presenters also addressed whether we’ll continue to see changes in the direction of these administrative agencies. Please note, MCLE and HRCI credit can ...
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Apr 2017 Web

Many employers use temporary staffing agencies and/or independent contractors in addition to their regular direct employees. While these roles can sometimes serve a necessary and beneficial purpose including reduction of costs, there are a number of potential legal pitfalls when use of these ...
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Mar 2017 Web

This webinar provided attendees with practical guidance on the hiring and placement of employees using medical marijuana, prescription drugs, alcohol and illegal drugs in the workplace. Presenters discussed how laws impact employers’ policies regarding the use of drugs and alcohol, how to ...
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Feb 2017 Web

Discrimination and harassment causes organizations to lose good employees every year. Now more than ever, discrimination and harassment training is a must for individuals at all levels of employment within the workforce. During this webinar, presenters walked you through how to identify and ...
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Jan 2017 Web

Kicking off the new year, this webinar took a look back on employment trends from 2016, provided an overview of changes in the law, and discussed the forecasted top issues for human resource departments and professionals on the horizon for 2017. Speakers also discussed what to expect in the ...
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Dec 2016 Web

This webinar discussed some of the biggest employment stories of 2016 as employees had another banner year of success. Whether it was a new one-stop employee friendly government website, regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, decisions by the National Labor Relations Board, ...
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Nov 2016 Web

This webinar focused on the serious problem of employee theft of an employer’s business information and intellectual assets. Gordon & Rees’s Employment Practice Group, in conjunction with the Intellectual Property Practice Group, provided practical tips and guidance for preventing ...
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