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Let’s face it. We live in a litigious society and employers are targets in litigation. As the economy fluctuates, and companies lean their workforce, companies face a host of claims before the administrative agencies and the courts which include alleged violations of discrimination laws, ...
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Our September webinar provided training to help organizations work pro-actively to recognize and prevent harassment in the workplace, and discussed how to handle the investigation if a complaint is reported. Attendees were walked step-by-step through the process of conducting workplace ...
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Our August webinar focused on some of the thornier leave issues. Unlike maternity leave or recovery from a physical injury, mental illness and stress leaves rarely have certain end dates and have uncertain accommodation requirements. Gordon & Rees attorneys outlined and discussed these ...
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Our July webinar provided an overview of compliance with leaves of absence under the ADA, ADAAA and FMLA. Presenters shared practical tips in dealing with requests for leave. Gordon & Rees attorneys discussed three types of leaves which must be provided to employees, eligibility standards ...
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Our June webinar was a terrific opportunity for anyone interested in how social media is impacting employment issues. Our presenter shared real-life experiences and explored a variety of pitfalls and problems she sees from the increased use of social media in employment settings. This webinar ...
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Our May webinar helped attendees stay current with the latest rules and regulations regarding national 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 ...
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Our April webinar covered the perils and potential benefits in the EEOC process. Used correctly, the mediation procedures enacted by the EEOC can often reduce or eliminate claims before they have a chance to become full-blown litigation. Gordon & Rees attorneys discussed these EEOC ...
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Our March webinar covered how clear employment policies can greatly benefit an organization in numerous ways – if they are properly developed and presented to employees. Proper policies help prevent litigation and serve as a strong defense if litigation arises. However, if an organization ...
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Our February webinar discussed two of the most difficult decisions for employers – hiring and firing. In this webinar, attendees learned best practices for hiring and firing in the ever-changing and complicated legal environment and heard real life examples to help assess the potential ...
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Our first seminar provided an overview of changes in the law and forecasted the leading issues for human resource departments and professionals on the horizon for 2014. By the end of 2013, law departments saw more employment litigation and increasing regulation. Employment and regulatory ...
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