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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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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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This webinar focused on handling LGBT discrimination in employment, particularly with regard to gender identity issues faced in the workplace. Please note, MCLE and HRCI credit can only be provided to those who attended the live presentation. Click here to watch a recording of the webinar. You ...
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From the small, family-run company to the large corporation, this webinar focused on how to conduct effective workplace investigations. The training featured real-life examples from the experiences of the employment law attorneys at Gordon & Rees. Attendees received a step-by-step look ...
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In this webinar, presenters focused on tipped employees in the retail and hospitality industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Topics included proper notice and application of tip credit; tip pooling or sharing requirements; DOL’s 20% limit on tipped employees; Tips v. Gratuities; minimum ...
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This webinar assisted employers, managers, and supervisors with the often difficult area of handling under-performing employees. Employers often fail to effectively counsel and review their employees, which can result in unnecessary conflict or litigation. For instance, employers may fail to ...
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Many employers view the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) as a statute that applies only to those companies with a unionized workforce. However, this understanding is quickly becoming outdated as the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) and courts have continued to expand its ...
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Our May webinar focused on best wage-and-hour practices for employers in 2016. It assisted employers in staying current with key developments from 2015 and those expected in 2016. Specific topics included the FLSA’s new exemption rules, “on the clock” vs. “off the clock” work, meal ...
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In this webinar, presenters discussed what information should and should not be contained in a personnel file; the importance of auditing I-9 forms; Exempt vs. Non-exempt status and whether employees are properly classified; Affordable Care Act forms and waivers; rest and meal break waivers; ...
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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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Employers understand that employees often want to share their thoughts and opinions on the world around them. At the same time, an employee’s personal opinion on controversial topics may cross the line. Given recent current events as well as the upcoming election cycle, employers are often ...
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Kicking off the new year, this webinar took a look back on employment trends from 2015, provided an overview of changes in the law, and discussed the forecasted top issues for human resource departments and professionals on the horizon for 2016. Speakers also discussed what to expect in the ...
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