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Avoiding the Legal & Regulatory Pitfalls of FMLA, ADA and more! (HRM953T)

Presented by: Cathleen Hampton
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Quick Practical Tips and Strategies to Maintain Employment Law Compliance and Protect Your Organization from Lawsuits

Are you at risk for non-compliance? Is your company a lawsuit waiting to happen?

Let's face it, much of what is done by HR professionals include litigation avoidance, legal compliance and ensuring that the rights of employees aren't violated. Yet, employment laws and regulations are not only confusing, they're constantly changing. Still, ignorance is not a defense and it is important for everyone involved to have an understanding of these issues.

Employment lawsuits along with federal and state audit activity are on the rise. Last year, $372.1 million was collected by the EEOC enforcement in monetary damages, the highest recovery yet made in agency history. Equally as noteworthy, for the last three years, the EEOC reported a record number of claims filed by employees.

When employers aren't properly prepared to handle issues at the workplace, companies might face problems such as - settlements, litigations, discrimination suits, legal costs, employee turnover, unplanned expenses, moral issues and negative community image.

Join this webinar by expert speaker Cathleen M. Hampton where she will provide you quick practical tips and strategies to maintain employment law compliance and avoid the high costs of litigation. Irrespective of your organization being small or large - it is imperative to possess the right knowledge of HR practices and employment laws, as they are crucial for the success of your business.

With innumerable number of employment laws and issues, you could be easily confused. This session will discuss how to deal with confusing, tough, and touchy human resource situations and how to apply employment laws correctly.

Session Topics

  • Employment discrimination (such as protected class, disparate impact, disparate treatment, retaliation)
  • Compensation
  • Military leave
  • Drug-free workplace legal issues
  • Workplace violence
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
  • Negligent referral, hiring and retention
  • Employee references

Session Highlights:

  • Understanding the difference between incivility and illegality
  • Reviewing the difference between case law and statutory law
  • Who enforces civil rights law and what are the most common issues?
  • What is and what is not considered a protected class?
  • Reviewing laws concerned with civil rights protections
  • Overview of the theories of employment discrimination
  • The most important issue for employers... sexual harassment and compensation
  • What is a Hostile Work Environment?
  • Retaliation and protected activities
  • Employment at will vs. Due Process
  • How to defend against employment discrimination?
  • Other HR-related legal issues
  • The complexity of compliance

Who Should Attend

  • Business owners
  • Managers and supervisors
  • HR professionals
  • Consultants
About Our Speaker(s)

Cathleen Hampton | Human Resources Program SpeakerCathleen Hampton
Cathleen Hampton has more than 25 years of experience as a human resources professional providing subject matter expertise in areas of risk and compliance, work force planning, and human capital strategy. She has a unique ability to analyze operations for risk and help maneuver cultural practices and compliance enhance... More info

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