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All-day onsite program
  • January 17, 2019
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Employment Law Update in Arizona

Phoenix, AZ — January 17, 2019

Don’t get left behind – get the training you need to avoid compliance confusion and expensive litigation.

It is not if your understanding of employment law will be tested – it is when. Prevent the financially crippling employee claims and lawsuits that plague employers in hard financial times. With changes in the law and court interpretations, periodic reviews of your human resource forms, policies and procedures are critical to ensure compliance.

Register for this seminar and get the money-saving employment savvy your company has been looking for. Whether you are new to the field or have years of experience, you will walk away with the ability to confidently handle every challenge you face.

Benefits for You

  • How to implement critical wage and hour basics correctly in your workplace
  • How to respond to today’s hot issues – including sorting through the complex maze of laws governing leaves of absence
  • Learn tips on conducting investigations
  • Learn latest on I-9 audits

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss recent legislation and court decisions.
  • You will be able to explain employee handbooks, policies and postings.
  • You will be able to review payroll practices, and wage and hour.
  • You will be able to discuss terminations.
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hampton Inn Phoenix-Biltmore
2310 East Highland Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 956-5221

Agenda

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Recent Legislation and Court Decisions
— David A. Selden
  • Independent Contractors and Declaration of Independent Business
  • DOL Rulemaking Agenda – Potential New Changes in Wage and Hour Law
  • Recent DOL Opinion Letters
  • Arizona COBRA Law for Small Employers
  • Expansion of Workers' Compensation Coverage for LLC Members
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Overview of the Alphabet Soup of Employment Laws
— David A. Selden
  • ADA, FMLA, ADEA and OWBPA
  • FLSA and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Sexual Harassment
  • OSHA, ICE, I-9s, E-Verify and Immigration Compliance
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Hiring and Orientation
— Rachel Maron
  • Application Forms, Interview Techniques and References
  • Job Offers, Orientation and Training
  • Employment Agreements
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Break
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Reviews, Counseling and Discipline
— David A. Selden
  • Constructive Counseling
  • Documentation Techniques
  • Pitfalls of Evaluations
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM Terminations
— David A. Selden
  • Pretermination Considerations and Handling the Termination
  • Interview, Separation Pay or Severance and Releases of Claims
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Payroll Practices, and Wage and Hour
— Heidi Nunn-Gilman
  • Exemptions From Overtime and Salaried Exempt vs. Salaried Nonexempt
  • Time Cards and Time Sheets
  • On-Call Time and Deductions From Wages
  • Handling DOL Audits
  • Addressing Independent Contractors
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Leaves of Absences
— Heidi Nunn-Gilman
  • Family and Medical Leave Policies, ADA and Workers' Compensation
  • Victim's Leave and Other Leaves
  • Paid Sick Leave
2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Break
2:40 PM - 3:15 PM I-9s and E-Verify
— Heidi Nunn-Gilman
  • Tips to Complete I-9s
  • Learn How to Audit Your I-9s
  • Immigration Compliance Strategies
  • E-Verify and E-Verify Audits
  • Handling ICE Audits and Charges
3:15 PM - 3:40 PM Drug and Alcohol Testing
— Julie A. Pace
  • Elements of a Policy and Protections to Employers
  • Random Testing and Reasonable Suspicion
  • Positive Tests and Medical Review Officers
  • Medical Marijuana Law and Its Impact
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM Employee Handbooks, Policies and Postings
— Julie A. Pace
  • New Policies Based on New Laws
  • Preserving Employment at Will
  • Required or Recommended Policies, and Receipt and Disclaimer
  • Postings
  • NLRB Impact on Employment Policies
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Conducting Investigations
— Julie A. Pace
  • Race, Sex, National Origin, Disability and Religion and More
  • EEOC Guidance Regarding Investigations and Tips for Conducting Investigations
  • Resolution of Complaint and Corrective Action
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hampton Inn Phoenix-Biltmore
2310 East Highland Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 956-5221

Credits

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This seminar has been submitted to APA for RCH approval.

The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 6.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.

This program has been approved for 6.5 recertification credit hours toward general recertification through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 6.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 8.0 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Personnel/HR for 8.0 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of employment laws. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group-Live. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.

Who should attend?

This seminar is designed for human resource managers, operations managers, presidents, vice presidents, supervisors, managers, controllers, accountants and attorneys.

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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hampton Inn Phoenix-Biltmore
2310 East Highland Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 956-5221

Faculty

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Rachel Maron

The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Practice focuses on the representation of employers in labor and employment law
  • Contributing editor to two books on human resources and employment law published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • JD Degree from University of Texas Law School
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4125 or [email protected]
Heidi Nunn-Gilman

Heidi Nunn-Gilman

The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Practices human resource counseling and employment litigation; she has extensive experience handling employment immigration compliance strategies, including I-9s, E-verify, ICE and worksite investigations and enforcement under the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) and similar state and local laws
  • Handles matters involving EEOC, ICE, OFCCP, DOL, NLRB, ADA, FMLA, Davis-Bacon, wage and hour laws, and affirmative action plans
  • Has extensive experience creating employment handbooks, policies, and procedures
  • Develops I-9 audit and immigration compliance training programs for multi-state national corporations
  • Frequent speaker and writer on a variety of employment topics
  • Contributing author to a book on employment law and a book on I-9, E-Verify and immigration compliance published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4080 or [email protected]
Julie A. Pace

Julie A. Pace

The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Senior partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Practice handles employment law, handbooks, drug and alcohol policies, I-9 and E-Verify compliance and audits, OSHA, independent contractor and alleged misclassification issues with DES and other government agencies, and defends claims of sexual harassment, employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and wrongful discharge, and against charges by the EEOC or ACRD
  • Handles matters involving EEOC, OSHA, ICE, OFCCP, DOL, NLRB, ADA, FMLA, Davis-Bacon, wage and hour laws, and affirmative action plans
  • Regularly provides training to companies and assists with investigations
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • Frequent speaker and writer on a variety of employment topics
  • Co-editor of three books on employment law, published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Recipient of Arizona Business magazine’s 2008 Centers of Influence Award, which recognizes the 10 leading attorneys, accountants and bankers in Arizona
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Arizona State University; B.S. degree in business administration, magna cum laude, Arizona State University
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4046 or [email protected]
David A. Selden

David A. Selden

The Cavanagh Law Firm

  • Senior partner in The Cavanagh Law Firm
  • Focuses on representing management in a wide variety of employment law matters, including discrimination, wrongful discharge, workplace torts, EEOC, ACRD, OSHA, DOL, ICE, and other employment and commercial litigation
  • Recognition in Chambers USA and Super Lawyers
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • Contributing writer to Legal Briefs on Immigration Reform from 25 of the Top Legal Minds in the Country
  • Listed in each edition of The Best Lawyers in America for more than 12 years
  • Adjunct professor of law, taught courses in employment law and employment discrimination law
  • Frequent speaker before professional groups, presenting more than 30 professional seminars each year
  • Chairman of the Employee Relations Committee of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce for 18 years
  • Editor-in-chief of the Arizona Human Resources Manual, now in its 11th edition, published by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Georgetown University; B.A. and M.A. degrees, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • Can be contacted at 602-322-4009 or [email protected]
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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Hampton Inn Phoenix-Biltmore
2310 East Highland Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 956-5221

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