Federal overtime regulations are slated to change. The Affordable Care Act is now the law. The threat of Ebola virus in the workplace is on the horizon. Employers are paying excessive fines for ADA violations. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was revised. Social Media can be an employer’s nightmare. And on, and on, and on…Changes in employment law /regulations never end! What should employers do?
Employment litigation has increased 2000% since 1995. The average lawsuit settlement is $165,000 (not including lawyer fees) and could cost more than $1 Million if the case goes to a jury. Additionally, It is crucial that employers comply with ever changing employment laws and regulations, or risk penalties, fines and even jail time.
This information packed webinar will discuss updates in regulations and laws to help employers prepare, plan, and protect their workplace. Employers should attend this webinar to learn about recent changes in employment law to be able to protect their workplace from litigation as well as to maintain employment law compliance.
Areas to be Covered:
The #1 and # 2 top discrimination suits and how to avoid them in your workplace
Affordable Care Act-What employers need to do now
Ebola-Overview and how to prepare your workplace
ADA -Is your hiring process legal?
Pregnancy Discrimination Act-Are you required to give pregnant employees light duty?
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)-Overtime regulation changes, meal and break times, pre/post shift work
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-New definition of spouse
Social Media-How Social Media can harm Your company’s reputation and hurt your bottom line
Highlights of recent employment law lawsuits & settlements
Who will Benefit: