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Employment Law Update in Florida

Gain a better understanding of Florida's ever-changing employment laws and keep your company safe.

Employment laws in Florida, and across the country, are changing at a rapid pace. Employers are often left unsure about their obligations when it comes to issues such as medical marijuana, which has recently become legal in the sunshine state. Further, employers are facing questions about their obligations to employees and clients on matters such as sexual orientation and gender identity. Making ill-informed comments or decisions can lead to costly litigation. Additionally, working from home (or on the road) has become an increasing popular request from employees. However, many employers may fail to recognize the risks involved. After this material, employers will understand some of the hottest topics in Florida employment law today, and how to make the best decisions for their businesses. We will also cover some general best practices for supervising and disciplining problem employees.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Medical Marijuana in Florida

  • What Is the Current State of the Law on This Topic?
  • Do Employers Have to Accommodate Legal Medical Marijuana Use?
  • What Are the Risks Involved With Accommodating Medical Marijuana Use, or Refusing to Do so?

Transgender and Sexual Orientation

  • Are Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Protected Categories?
  • Do I Have to Allow Transgender Individuals to Use the Bathroom of Their Choice?
  • What If I Have a Moral or Religious Objection to Gender Identity Changes?

Mobile Workplace

  • Should I Allow My Employees to Work From Home?
  • What Are the Downsides to Emailing and Texting Employees Away From Work?
  • Should I Have a Social Media Policy?
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This course was last revised on October 24, 2017.

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  • FL CLE 2.0 including Labor and Employment Law 2
     
  • This course has been approved by The Florida Bar for 2.0 hours of CLE credit. This course has been approved by The Florida Bar Certification Plan in the area of Labor and Employment Law for 2.00 hours. Course classification: Intermediate level.
     
  • 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 1.25
     
  • 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 1.25 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

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

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

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  • FL CLE 2.0 including Labor and Employment Law 2
     

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

MP3 Download

  • FL CLE 2.0
     

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

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Lisa McGlynn

Lisa McGlynn

Fisher Phillips

  • Attorney in the Tampa office of Fisher Phillips, one of the largest Labor & Employment law firms in the county
  • Practicing employment law exclusively for seven years
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, leaves and accommodations, and wage and hour
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous employment law issues, including changes in the law, management best practices, and risk assessment issues
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of employment law, including Florida’s medical marijuana law, transiting employees back to work after a leave of absence, and the cutting edge gig economy
  • J.D. degree, University of Florida Law School Graduate; undergrad degree, University of Florida
  • Actively involved in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Member of the Florida Bar
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], 813-769-7518 or https://twitter.com/EmploymentLit
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Product ID: 399351
Published 2011, 2017
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