Mobile Edition

Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability (AIELU03)

Date:Friday, December 15, 2017
Time:9:00 AM - 12:59PM
(Registration at 8:30 AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:4.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Robert Minniti
Course Level:Advanced
Early Bird Price:$159.00 FICPA Members, $199.00 Non-Members


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.


LEARNING 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.

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

Who Should Attend:
CPAs in business, industry, non-profits, and public practice who want to increase their knowledge

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


If listed below, select the appropriate sessions or options to continue with your purchase.

Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.