Patricia Dougherty
Instructor Patricia Dougherty
Product Id 601715
Duration 60 Minutes  
Version Recorded
Original Price $295
Special Offer Price $10
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2015 Employment Law Update - and How to MANAGE it!


In 2015, employers will face a number of workplace challenges when it comes to managing, monitoring and maintaining their workforce. From providing paid sick leave and equal opportunity under state and municipal laws to extending equal rights and benefits to same-sex partners and accommodating pregnant women, complying with these new obligations may require you to change the way you operate your organization. These issues are not only scary, but can be costly for employers in terms of time, money and resources.

Why should you attend: 61% of businesses expect to see a jump in the number of litigation matters they will be handling in 2015. Meeting that challenge requires continuing education that keeps you abreast of the latest legal changes along with the best employment practices. That is why this webinar is so important.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Litigation Trends
  • Company Policies
    • Employee Handbooks
      • Dress Code
      • Discipline
      • Social Media
  • Independent Contractors
  • Exempt and Non-Exempt Status
  • Meal & Rest Periods
  • ADA/FMLA/Workers' Compensation
    • Fitness for Duty

Who Will Benefit:
  • C-Suite
  • Mid-management
  • Front-line Supervisors
  • HR Personnel

Speaker Profile
Patricia Dougherty has greater than 25 years of successful leadership experience and is the Managing Partner for The Weston Group. Dougherty has a background in executive human resource management and is also a licensed Registered Nurse. Dougherty also served as an Officer in the United States Army Nurse Corps for 10 years. Dougherty travels and speaks nationally to assist small to medium size organizations with organizational effectiveness involving their most important asset – their employees.

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