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Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability - NEW! - Afternoon Course

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Date: July 10, 2017
Location: German American Society, Omaha
Course Time: 1:00 to 4:30 PM
Registration Begins: 12:30 PM
Summary
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
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.
Highlights
* 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.
Who Should Attend
CPAs in business and industry and non-profits, and CPAs in public practice who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.

Course Level Advanced
Prerequisites Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.
Course IDLAWU4
Discussion LeaderCurtis J. Quickel, AICPA
CPE Credit4 Hours
Additional Information: Lunch is included if registered for both courses (LAWU4 & EMPL4 - Page 62) on same day. Parking is available on-site.
Fee: $145 - Society Member
$175 - Society Nonmember

Lunch included if registered for both EMPL4 & LAWU5
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