Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Webcast or Webinar, Online
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (opens at 12:30PM) EST
4Credits
Technical Business

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Members
$179.00 Regular Price
Non-Members
$219.00 Regular Price
Course Type: Webcast
Course Code: 21/AI019867
Level: Advanced
Vendor: AICPA CPE Division
Field of Study: Business Law

Overview:

This course examines trends in employment related claims and settlements. Businesses and non-profits today face an explosion of EEOC actions and employment litigation that can threaten the organization's financial stability as well as its reputation. This course will update you on, and provide tips about mitigating exposure for, the key employment risks that every employer face: cyber issues such as social media, device and internet use, wrongful termination, harassment and retaliation.

Objectives:

*Evalulate the major categories of employment law exposure for employers.

*Determine if your organization is current and compliant in cyber-related issues affecting websites, devices, social media, and more.

*Develop and enhance policies and procedures in response to identified e-employment and cyber employment issues

* Evaluate trends in wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation

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 whistle-blowers in all types of organizations

Factors that lead to employers being sued for multi-million dollar verdicts in favour of former employees

Using a risk assessment tool to assess employment claim exposures

Designed For:

CPAs in business and industry and non-profits, CPAs in public practice who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.

Prerequisite:

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