Patricia Dougherty
Instructor Patricia Dougherty
Product Id 601734
Duration 60 Minutes  
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2016 Employment Law Update: This is the law, now how do you MANAGE it


The year 2015 was a roller-coaster one for US employers - at least legally speaking. It saw a slew of employment law changes at federal, state and even local levels.

Most of these changes had employers scrambling to change their internal policies in order to comply. However, basing on the upcoming 2016 employment law changes, the year 2015 will seem quite calm.

Why should you attend: The year 2016 expects to see new employment law changes - some of which are already sparking controversy. To be on the safe side, every employer needs to keep tabs on these upcoming legal changes. Whoever fails to do so may find themselves fighting unnecessary legal battles. Therefore, if you desire to avoid getting into a legal muddle, you need to keep track of these upcoming 2016 employment law changes.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Identify where the Greatest Vulnerabilities are and what the Statistics are Showing
  • Learn the Current Status of the Proposed Changes to the FLSA Dealing with Wages and overtime
  • Understand the New Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors - and Whether it Applies to your Company
  • Understand the Rights of Pregnant Workers and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) before Congress at this Time
  • Understand the new OSHA "Catch-Up-Adjustment" Fines Effective August 1, 2016
  • Learn more about the "Banning the Box" Discussions Surrounding in Federal Recruitment - How have Individual States Reacted?

Who Will Benefit:
  • Business Owners
  • HR Professionals
  • Anyone Managing Employees

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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