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  • January 16
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Supervisor Liability: When Can Managers and Supervisors Be Held Liable

January 16

Protect yourself from individual liability in employment actions.

Business owners, executives, managers, and supervisors need to protect themselves from individual liability in employment actions. They also need to know that their actions can bind the companies they work for and establish liability for their employers. And most do not know the various laws that pose a serious risk to them as individuals. This topic helps owners, executives, managers, and supervisors to understand why the law sometimes carries individual liability and identifies the potential legal risk areas. The material also explains how individuals can reduce the risk associated with individual liability. The methods recommended in this content are easy to understand and implement. For example, clear reporting structures can minimize the risk associated with how your company handles internal complaints. Annual training for managers who are involved in risk and compliance issues can give leadership the tools they need in order to contain problems. Finally, the material will discuss perhaps management’s best risk mitigation tool–obtaining employment practices liability insurance. This information is critical for leadership so that they can identify and mitigate the risk to themselves and their management as individuals.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss with your workforce the potential penalties for individuals who are caught up in employment suits.
  • You will be able to explain the importance of the various laws that carry with them the potential for individual liability.
  • You will be able to identify the potential risk-areas where ownership and management decisions could lead to not only liability for your company, but also individual liability.
  • You will be able to recognize various ways in which you can minimize the risk associated with individual liability.

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Agenda

Why Does the Law (Sometimes) Carry Individual Liability?
When Can Owners, Managers, and Supervisors Be Held Liable as Individuals?
  • Discrimination/Harassment Issues
  • Retaliation/Wrongful Termination Issues
  • Unpaid Wage/FLSA Issues
  • Whistle-Blower Issues
Knowing the Risks Associated With Individual Liability
  • Civil Penalties
  • Criminal Penalties
  • Contracting Penalties
  • Conflicts/Termination of Employment
How to Minimize the Risk of Individual Liability
  • Establish Clear Reporting Structures
  • Conduct Annual Training
  • Review and Update Employment Policies
  • Obtain Employment Practices Liability Insurance
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  • AL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • 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 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
  • This 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.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Personnel/HR 1.8
     
  • 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: 1.8 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 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of personal development. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. 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. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for supervisors, team leaders, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, human resource managers and attorneys.

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Faculty

Jeremy Schneider

Jeremy Schneider

Jackson Lewis P.C.

  • Attorney in the Washington, DC Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C., a national law firm dedicated to advising clients in all aspects of workplace law
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of employment litigation, including representing management in state and federal court, arbitrations, and before administrative agencies in discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower cases
  • Dedicates a large portion of his practice conducting internal investigations, training his clients’ workforce, and counseling employers on litigation avoidance
  • Regularly conducts seminars and workshops on equal employment opportunity and diversity issues, conducting internal investigations, and litigation prevention strategies. He is also a frequent speaker before human resource organizations, industry, trade, and bar associations, and conferences on employment law and whistleblower issues
  • Author of several publications related to workplace and whistleblower litigation and is a regular contributor to Jackson Lewis’ website publications
  • J.D. degree, George Washington University Law School; B.A. degree, American University
  • Member of the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Society for Human Resources Management
  • Can be contacted at [email protected], (703) 483-8315, and he welcomes everyone to connect to him on LinkedIn, where he actively creates content and provides employers with access to Jackson Lewis’ free, web-based resources, at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jsschneider/
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Product ID: 404837
Published 2019
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