Webcast: Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability (XALAWU317)
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Employment law issues affect virtually every business, governmental entity, and not-for-profit organization. This update examines trends in employmentrelated claims and settlements including; members of protected classes and the implications of that membership; analysis of state trends in employment litigation; e-employment and cyber issues such as employee and employer social media rights; device and internet use and monitoring; employer liability issues for employee internet use; telecommuting

 Export to Your Calendar 12/15/2017
When: 12/15/2017
8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1372892:696F172854BA0FE156D992C3BD9DD221
United States
Presenter: Robert Minniti


Online registration is available until: 12/13/2017
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Acronym XALAWU317
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
Management
Level Advanced
Prerequisite Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for CPAs in business, industry, non-profits, and public practice who want to increase their knowledge
Registration
Member $159
CPA Non-Member $199

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Course Description

Employment law issues affect virtually every business, governmental entity, and not-for-profit organization. This update examines trends in employmentrelated claims and settlements including; members of protected classes and the implications of that membership; analysis of state trends in employment litigation; e-employment and cyber issues such as employee and employer social media rights; device and internet use and monitoring; employer liability issues for employee internet use; telecommuting and “off-the-clock” work issues; wrongful termination; bullying and its implications; harassment; and retaliation. This course also introduces you to the Employment Claim Risk Assessment Tool, which provides you a framework to analyze your organization’s or your client’s exposures to employment-related claims.

TOPICS DISCUSSED

  • Employment issues related to social media, e-device and bring your own device (BYOD), internet use, and website contents
  • Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation
  • Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations
  • Factors that lead to employers being sued for multi-million dollar verdicts in favor of former employees
  • Using a risk assessment tool to assess employment claim exposures

Objectives
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Interpret recent trends in employment claims and employer liability.
  • Assess employment and cyber employment risks to your organization or a client’s organization.
  • Determine why retaliation claims and suits are increasing dramatically.
  • Analyze factors leading to all types of harassment claims, including sexual harassment.
  • Evaluate how wrongful termination claims fit in the framework of claims made in common employment suits.