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Know Human Resource Best Practices to Ensure Employer Compliance and Mitigate Potential Liabilities

June 20, 2018 at 9:00 am EDT


Wednesday, June 20, 2018


9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.


Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel
365 Airport Road
New Castle, DE 19720



G. KEVIN FASIC is a principal with Offit | Kurman, Attorneys At Law. Mr. Fasic has practiced employment and construction law for over 20 years. His practice is primarily management-based, and includes discrimination claims, wage and hour issues, Davis Bacon/Prevailing Wage claims, employment agreements, hiring and firing guidance, unemployment claims, and legislative affairs. Mr. Fasic appears frequently before various administrative boards and agencies, as well as private dispute resolution forums. He is certified by the Delaware Superior Court as both a mediator and as an arbitrator, and can serve in either capacity for labor/employment and construction law disputes. Mr. Fasic received his B.A. degree from Lehigh University and his J.D. degree from the Widener University School of Law.

Program Description

The success or failure of a business is directly linked to the employees, and it's crucial that human resource personnel legally manage labor and employment policies, documents and employee procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state laws. The regulatory landscape of employment law is constantly evolving; this program will swiftly get you up to date on handbook must-haves, wage and hour requirements, employee leave policies, and hot-button issues related to social media usage and employee monitoring. Don't rely on outdated information; utilize the latest best practices that not only protect employers from costly litigation and penalties but also effectively manage employees - register today!

  • Know what a handbook should and shouldn't contain by exploring the advantages and pitfalls of various policies.
  • Understand how to put a records retention and destruction policy in place that protects both paper and electronic files.
  • Avoid inadvertent FLSA violations by properly classifying exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Confidently navigate the intersections of FMLA, the ADA and state workers' compensation laws.
  • Be able to appropriately accommodate a disabled employee and know what sort of laws protect against discrimination.
  • Review hot-button issues related to social media and employee monitoring - know if and when you are violating employee privacy rights.
  • Properly execute performance reviews and know how to utilize them during a wrongful termination case.
  • Identify best practices for drafting and negotiating settlement agreements during employment disputes.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar examines the current issues in employment law for:

  • Attorneys
  • HR Personnel
  • Accountants
  • Presidents and Vice Presidents

Course Content

  1. Drafting Must-Have Policies for Today's Handbooks
  2. Monitoring Employees: Privacy Issues and Employer Risks
  3. Putting in Place Document Retention Programs
  4. Avoiding Wage and Hour Violations
  5. FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation: Managing Leave of Absence Issues
  6. Utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution Tactics in Employment Matters
  7. Dealing with the Troubled/Troubling Employee

Continuing Education Credit

Certified Payroll Professionals – Certified Payroll Professional: 6.00

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00

Human Resource Certification Institute – HRCI: 6.00

International Association for Continuing Education Training – IACET: 0.60

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – CPE for Accountants/NASBA: 7.00 *

Professional Achievement in Continuing Education – PACE: 7.00

Society for Human Resource Management – SHRM CP/SCP: 6.00

* denotes specialty credits


June 20, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT