2018-2019 BREAKFAST BITES: Employment Law Series Materials

Session 1: September 6, 2018
Managing Unemployment Liability and Responding to Claims for Benefits

Key Topics:
  • Disputing claims for unemployment insurance benefits
  • Managing employee departures and risks for claims
  • Business transactions and unemployment taxes
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Session 2: October 3, 2018
Managing Leave Issues while Navigating the Overlap between FMLA, ADA, GINA, Workers Compensation and Leave Policies
Presented by: James M. Reid, IV

Key Topics:
  • Learn from mistakes made by other employers and recent case law
  • Reduce employer liability by understanding best practices that account for overlapping legal obligations
  • Audit current procedures to implement change
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Session 3: November 1, 2018
Surviving an I-9 Inspection Conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Presented by: John A. MacKenzie

Key Topics:
  • Overview of the I-9 inspection process
  • Compliance with employment eligibility and verification requirements
  • Mitigating and defending a post-inspection fine from ICE
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Session 4: January 3, 2019
Termination of Employment: Respecting Employees and Protecting Employers
Presented by: Kaitlin A. Brown

Key Topics:
  • When and how to end the employment relationship
  • Statutory obligations and risks for potential legal exposure upon termination
  • How severance packages protect employers and ease the transition for employees

Session 5: February 7, 2019
Employee Performance Management: Successfully Implementing Employee Development Processes
Presented by: Michelle C. Harrell

Key Topics:
  • Integration of development programs as a key factor in employee success and retention
  • You can pull a sprout - coaching and mentoring for success
  • The role of documentation - carrot or stick?


Session 6: March 7, 2019
Hiring the Right People the Right Way: A Guide to Onboarding Employees
Presented by: James M. Reid, IV

Key Topics:
  • Documents that new employees must complete
  • Acts that expose employers to potential liability during the application, interview, and onboarding process
  • Strategies to protect employers and mitigate potential liability