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Labor and Employment Update for HR Professionals

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Flaster/Greenberg and Primepoint
May 9, 2013

HR professionals can earn up to three (3) HR credit hours at this complimentary labor and employment update. Space is limited and preregistration is required through Primepoint.

Time:

8:00 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Location:

Primepoint
2 Springside Road
Mt. Holly, NJ
Just off I-295, Exit 45B

Session I:

Avoiding Legal Landmines
How to Effectively Discipline and Discharge Employees
Kenneth R. Gilberg, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC

Navigating the disciplinary landscape grows more complex every day. This seminar will address key regulations and processes related to discipline and discharge:

On completion of this seminar, the participants will be able to:

Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1:00
Specified Credit Hours: General

Session II:

Catch'n Keep
Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Talent
Adam E. Gersh, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC

With the pressure that recruiting, training, and turnover put on a business's bottom line, learning to find and retain talent is a key to successful organizations. This seminar will tackle the legal issues businesses face when trying to find or retain talent.

On completion of this seminar, the participants will be able to:

Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1:00
Specified Credit Hours: General

Session II:

Just Leave
How to Handle Common & Complex Family & Medical Leave Issues
Michael D. Homans, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC

Effectively managing family and medical leave is one of the most challenging aspects of human resources. This seminar will focus on the most common issues of concern, and provide tips and tools for lawfully dealing with issues under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and state leave laws. Items we will cover include:

  • Quick review of FMLA basics
  • New and evolving legal issues and regulations
  • Issues of disability accommodation that overlap with medical leaves
  • Duties with regard to returning employees to work after leave, and when it is safe to terminate an employee on extended leave
  • Issues in determining whether leave is "covered"
  • Forms and sample policies, as well as on-line tools and assistance

Recertification Credit Hours Awarded: 1:00
Specified Credit Hours: General

Detailed Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 – 8:40 a.m. Welcome
8:40 – 9:40 a.m. Session I
9:40 – 9:55 a.m. Break
9:55 – 10:55 a.m. Session II
10:55 – 11:10 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Session III 

 

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