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Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Webcast

Employment Law Update: Key Risks and Recent Trends (E2004183)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT

Registration: 8:00 AM EDT

webcast

Webcast

8.0 CPE Credits in CS
New Location - VIRTUAL/WEBCAST ONLY. NO IN-PERSON

OVERVIEW

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 faces: cyber issues such as social media, device and internet use, wrongful termination, retaliation, whistleblowers, all types of discrimination and harassment, workplace safety, wage and hour laws, immigration issues, laws such as the FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, COBRA, FLSA, and more. Know how to react to developing employment issues, understand recent trends in employment claims, and arm yourself with the knowledge and assessment tools that can make a difference for your employer or your clients.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.

BENEFITS

  • Measure risk in the primary areas of employment exposures
  • 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 employment risks
  • Understand trends in retaliation, discrimination, disability, wrongful termination, and other high-risk areas of employment law
  • Identify and implement measures to deter and reduce developing employment-related legal exposures
  • Recognize that the applicability of state or federal law is a function of the concept of federalism

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Employment issues related to social media, e-device and BYOD, Internet use, and website contents
  • Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation
  • Age, race/national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, genetic, religious, disability, and other forms of discrimination
  • Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations
  • Wage and hour issues and immigration/undocumented workers
  • Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, HIPAA, COBRA, ERISA, and more
  • When and why some employers are hit with multimillion dollar verdicts in favor of former employees
  • Noncompete, nondisclosure, and nonsolicitation agreements
  • Key trends in recent employment cases and legislation

COURSE LEVEL

Advanced

PREREQUISITES

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

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • *AICPA members deduct an additional $30 from applicable price.

Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.

INSTRUCTOR

George Scheeler

George D. Scheeler

Acullence, LLC

George D. Scheeler is the President and CEO of Acullence, LLC, of Baltimore, Maryland where his practice focuses on business advisory and consulting services in the areas of accounting, finance, strategic planning, business management, and also executive leadership development.

An energetic, engaging speaker, Mr. Scheeler has been a member of the faculty of Loyola University of Mayland, where he taught Finance and Leadershp to MBA candidates at the Sellinger Graduate School of Business. In recognition of his achievements, he was given the Outstanding Adjunct Professor Award. Mr. Scheeler has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and at the University of Baltimore. A sought after strategic thinker, Mr. Scheeler has delivered workshops and planning retreats each year to businesses, organizations and religious organizations.

Mr. Scheeler’s speaking engagments are generously seasoned with real world illustrations that come from over 30 years of experience. As the CFO of FTI Consulting, he lead the S1.8 billion forensic and consulting services provider through their Initial Public offering. As the President & CEO of Freedom Federal he took a stalled bank and turned it into the fastest growing bank in the state, earning a nomination as a Fast Company Magazine Innovator of the Year and a multi-year designation as the Best Place to Bank.

He is well invested in his community. Active in coaching soccer and softball for over two decades, he also coached a high school baseball team to a State title. Mr. Scheeler also served on the board of directors and was board treasurer of IC Orphans (ICOrphans.org), an organization that promoted and assisted families with the international adoptions process. Currently, he is a Board Member and Chairs the Finance Committee of Good Shepherd Services of Baltimore, Maryland (www.gssmaryland.org). Good Shepherd is a faith based residential treatment facility for emotionally and psychologically disadvantaged children.

Mr. Scheeler received his Bachelors in Business Administration at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and received his Masters degree in Business Administration from the College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

PRICING

Webcast: Attend this seminar virtually

    $279.00 - Member

    $379.00 - Non Member

AICPA members receive a discount of $30 for this event.

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COURSE DEVELOPER

American Institute of CPAs