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Employment Law in a Nutshell – Guidance for your Business

  • Accountant
  • CPA (US)
  • HRCI
  • SHRM

Published: May, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • How prevalent is online social media searching?
    15 mins
  • Is an employee handbook required in your state?
    47 mins
  • Practice outlined in handbook matches what company actually does
    72 mins
  • Qualifying reasons for leave related to COVID-19
    99 mins
  • Duty to reasonably accommodate: The Ada, title vii, and fmla - Covid special
    139 mins
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
    163 mins
  • Bona fide Occupational Qualifications
    262 mins

Course Description

Commercial law or business law is the body of law that governs business and commerce and is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals both with issues of private law and public law. Commercial law regulates corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sale of consumer goods. Though this is woven into modern-day life, certain things from the employment law remain ignored or neglected.

These neglected parts of the employment law may bring businesses and corporates a lot of trouble. It may be regarding the credibility of the business affecting the operations as well as business volume. This webinar series deals with employment law in great detail considering modern-day highlighted cases. This webinar series can be your employment law guide to maintain the smooth functioning of your business.

When starting the recruiting process, it is important to be aware of certain legal issues to minimize risk. Job postings, interview questions, checking references and making job offer all need to be done in a way that meets legal requirements. Most business owners and HR professionals do not have legal counsel to review recruiting ads and actions can expose your employer to a costly lawsuit. 

In this online course speaker, David Miklas, helps you learn from experienced and inexperienced real-life decisions. This webinar is aimed to provide specific insights for accounting and human resource professionals to assist in the business. It takes specific cases on employee requests for accommodations, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, etc.

This online CPE Webinar on Business law covers the following Key Point:

  • Important issues to be aware of at the time of hiring
  • Key areas where an employment lawyer can add value to your business
  • How to maximize the benefit of services from employment lawyers
  • Key cases discussed that have made headlines to add value to your business practice
  • 15 things that you should run by your employment lawyer
  • How duty to accommodate is different under Title VII and the ADA – mental disabilities and pregnancy, etc. 
  • What are the biggest risks employers are taking in 2022 that will get them sued?
  • The biggest mistakes businesses are making when they fire employees in a post-COVID world.
  • Simple things you can do IMMEDIATELY to reduce your chances of EEOC charges of discrimination and employment law litigation.
  • Exploring the EEOC’s perspective on investigating claims of religious discrimination
  • How HR should handle employee requests and complaints to avoid charges of discrimination & lawsuits
  • Real-world issues that businesses and professionals are likely to encounter

Learning Objectives

  • To identify and implement strategies that provide organizational defense against challenges from the EEOC or an employee’s lawyer.
  • To recall the practical application of useful standards from fresh and new examples rather than stale hypos.
  • To study examples of how employers create expensive liability when they ignore the advice in this webinar.
  • To analyze how to avoid making common errors when reviewing an applicant's social media profiles.
  • To recognize methods to address more complex issues involving employees that can result in governmental investigations if HR screw-up.
  • To identify what are the biggest risks that the employers are taking in 2022 that will get them sued.
  • To identify the biggest mistakes businesses are making when they fire employees in a post-COVID world.
  • To explore some of the simple things you can do IMMEDIATELY to reduce your chances of EEOC charges of discrimination and employment law litigation.

Recommended For

  • This CPE course is recommended for CPAs, CMAs, Business Owners, CEOs, CFOs, Controllers, Compliance Officers, and Other Executives managing employment-related matters within their organization.
  • This SHRM-approved PDC course is recommended for HR Professionals.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • CEO
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Senior Advisor
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 6 General Credit of Business Law for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 6 CPE Credit of Business Law for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 6 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 22-34TAY)
  • 6 RCH Credit of HR (General) for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 590659)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    6
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

David Miklas

Advisor, Law Office of David Milkas, P.A.

David Miklas is the managing attorney of the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. For 20 years he has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing Florida employers, including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities. He has co-authored a LexisNexis Expert Commentary in his field of work, and he is also the co-author of one of the country’s leading legal Treatise on Employment law in Florida. For seventeen years, he has been a contributing author for The Developing Labor Law book. Mr. Miklas a member of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, including its EEOC committee, has previously served on the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section’s Wage and Hour Administration Liaison subcommittee. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers since 2009 and he is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities. Mr. Miklas graduated from the University of Florida College of Law.

About Company

Law Office of David Milkas, P.A.

www.miklasemploymentlaw.com

The Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. in Vero Beach and Fort Pierce has experience in providing training in Florida on such topics as workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, EEOC investigations, etc. to management or lower-level employees.

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Ratings and Review

4.5

29 Ratings

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JM

Jeremy Miles, CPA (US)

Aug 4th, 2022

great

MF

Marc Feifer, CPA (US)

Jun 11th, 2022

The course was very good and interesting, but it was a bit redundant at times. The instructor was very knowledgeable and provided lots of examples and current case law.

Employment Law in a Nutshell – Guidance for your Business

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6 Credits

Subject Area

Business Law