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Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability

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 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.

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

- Evaluate how wrongful termination claims fit in the framework of claims made in common employment suits.

Highlights

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

Additional Information

Vendor

American Institute of CPAs

Credits

4.00 Business Law

Prerequisite

Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits

Course Number

202206553

Level of Knowledge

Advanced

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