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Employment Law Update in Arkansas

Get an overview of recent changes to laws and policies affecting employment law in Arkansas.

Specifically, the topics will cover recent legislative changes and recent cases relating to Arkansas laws affecting employment, such as: medical marijuana use, wage & hour, discrimination and retaliation in employment, non-compete agreements, and more. Additionally, a portion of the presentation will review the current status of pending changes to similar federal legislation and administrative enforcement rules by the DOL, EEOC, and NLRB. Attendees will learn of the recent legislative changes to Arkansas employment laws and hear updates on various federal employment laws and policies. This information will empower administrators, supervisors, HR professionals, and other policymakers to review and analyze necessary changes to employer policies and procedures pertaining to a variety of employment issues, such as exempt job classifications, drug testing, labor relations, harassment reporting procedures, and more.

Runtime: 98 minutes
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Agenda

Update: Changes to Arkansas Employment Laws

  • Arkansas Civil Rights Act (2017 Amendments)
  • Arkansas Minimum Wage Act (2017 Amendment)
  • Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act of 2017
  • Handguns and Concealed Carry Issues in the Workplace
  • Noncompete Agreements (Update on Recent Case Law)

Update: Changes to Federal Employment Laws and Administrative Policies

  • DOL - Status of Salary Basis Test Rule Change
  • NLRB - Changes to Board Guidance on Joint Employment
  • EEOC - Status of Transgender and Sexual Orientation Protections Under the Trump Administration
  • Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act - Whistle-Blower Protections
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This course was last revised on January 3, 2018.

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  • CPP/FPC
     
  • Lorman Education Services is an approved provider through the American Payroll Association. This seminar is approved for 1.5 RCHs. PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit through the American Payroll Association for this program you MUST attend the program in its entirety, complete all progress checks and pass the final exam. You cannot obtain credit if you have already completed this course in its live version.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This E-Learning program has been approved for 1.5 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.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • 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 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

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  • Those applying for AIA and HRCI must view 100% of the program and answer the questions following the program.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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MP3 Download

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Over 31 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.

Faculty

Carolyn B. Witherspoon

Carolyn B. Witherspoon

Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

  • Partner with Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.
  • Primarily represents public and private employers in defending employment-related matters, including Title VII litigation, and does extensive training in the employment area for employers
  • Frequent contributor to legal publications on topics involving employment and personnel issues, including Chapter Chair for various chapters of Employment Discrimination Law (5th Edition 2015 Cumulative Supplement)
  • Member of numerous professional and civic organizations
  • J.D. and B.A. degrees, with honors, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Can be contacted at 501-371-9999 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 401469
Published 2011, 2018
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