Registration & Continental Breakfast: 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Seminar: 9:00-12:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Buckle Up: Fast-Breaking Labor Law Changes in the Trump Era
Many of the NLRB developments reviewed at prior seminars have been reversed, and others may soon be undone, according to guidance emanating from Washington. We will highlight the most significant changes, including those involving private arbitration agreements, class action waivers, picketing, joint employer status, use of company emails, relaxed limits on handbooks and work rules, and more!
Speaker: Mark J. Stepaniak
10 Things Every HR Manager Should Know About Immigration Law
In this presentation, we will address common immigration inquiries posed by human resources professionals on topics including E-Verify, immigration enforcement, and employee sponsorship.
Speaker: Jennifer Snead
Employees and Data Security: Your Greatest Asset, Your Greatest Risk
Every year employees top the annual surveys of risks to company information security. In this session we will talk about ways to help reduce that risk while also empowering your workforce to be an asset in the never-ending battle to protect company information.
Speaker: Scot Ganow
Fair Credit Reporting Act: Employer Rights and Obligations in Conducting Background Checks
What rights and obligations do employers have when they come across applicants with a criminal record? What must they do to lawfully obtain that record? Employers obtaining background checks on applicants and employees are subject to strict procedural requirements under the FCRA. This session will provide an overview of those requirements as well as potential pitfalls faced by employers.
Speaker: Connie M. Kremer
Employer Liability for Workplace Injuries Outside the Safety of Workers’ Compensation Premiums
Workers’ compensation is intended to shield an employer from civil actions resulting from workplace injuries. Employers need to be aware that pursuant to state law, there are civil causes of action available for the injured employee who alleges retaliation, an intentional action by the employer causing the injury, and for violations of safety requirements set forth by the state. In each instance the employer may face dollar-for-dollar liability with no insurance coverage.
Speaker: Samuel M. Duran
The Legal Landscape for Claims of Sexual Orientation Discrimination and Transgender Discrimination
The legal landscape for dealing with claims of sexual orientation discrimination and transgender discrimination is the subject of considerable confusion for employers (and for much of the general public). This session will discuss recent court decisions and agency guidance on these topics, with a focus on how those impact employers.
Speaker: Evan T. Priestle
Responding to Harassment Allegations: Investigations and Crisis Management
This presentation will cover how to handle harassment investigations, the consequences of violating company policies and best practices for training supervisors. This presentation will also address crisis management for employers facing harassment allegations and how to be well-prepared, thorough, and strategic.
Speaker: Carolyn A. Davis
Fair Labor Standards Act Update
This session will discuss recent cases and issues under the FLSA, including the reinstatement of opinion letters and the possible increase in the salary level threshold. It will also focus on some of the challenging aspects related to mistakes employers make, including accounting for bonuses.
Speaker: Brian G. Dershaw
11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The Year in Review
This presentation will address a selection of hot topics, interesting cases, and recent developments in employment law. It will also cover how these recent decisions impact your company.
Speaker: Doreen Canton
Labor Shortages and Poverty: One Solution to Two Problems
In a tight labor market where employees are in high demand, many organizations are struggling to maintain staffing levels. Yet Cincinnati’s poverty rate continues to climb. Local non-profit Cincinnati Works partners with employers to help willing individuals work their way to economic self-sufficiency. The agency’s CEO will share strategies and success stories from the agency’s mission of providing employers with an untapped source of entry- and mid-level workers while preparing individuals for job readiness, retention, and advancement.
Guest Speaker: Peggy Zink, Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Works
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The seminar has been approved for 3.25 total CLE Hours in OH and SHRM credit. KY CLE credit is pending.
Questions? Contact Theresa Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-357-9404.
There is no cost to attend this seminar and lunch.