Webcast: Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability (XACL4LAWU118)
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This update examines trends in employment related 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.

1/30/2018
When: 01/30/2018
8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1407639:10D61DC7DA463E39A99B38F8102C05D5
United States
Presenter: Robert Minniti


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Acronym XACL4LAWU118
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
Management
Level Advanced
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $159
CPA Non-Members $199

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

Employment law issues affect virtually every business, governmental entity, and not-for-profit organization. This update examines trends in employment related 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 webcast 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.

Objectives

  • 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.

Major Topics

  • 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

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