Employment Law – What Will Get You Sued In 2021

  • Accountant
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • HRCI
  • SHRM
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: September, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Boss pleads guilty to worker-misclassification
    3 mins
  • Wage and Hour Division
    12 mins
  • Measures instituted in the workplace in response to coronavirus pandemic
    19 mins
  • Food Service Workers Enduring "Maskual Harassment" from pandemic Diners, Study Finds
    33 mins
  • Analysis: How Employers are Botching Workers' Covid-19 Concerns
    41 mins

Course Description

Almost all businesses use some sort of employment law. Employment law is the area of law that governs the employer-employee relationship. Therefore, if the business has more than one employee, then the business likely uses employment law. This area is made up of both state and federal laws and includes many different subjects with the common goal to protect workers' rights. For employees, these laws work to:

  • Prevent discrimination
  • Promote health and safety
  • Establish a minimum required level for economic support
  • Prevent work disruption due to disputes between labor and management

Just one well-known example is Title VII. This is a federal statute included as a part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This famous law prohibits employment discrimination based on a person's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. This means that these aspects can't legally be considered when hiring, firing, promoting, compensating, or in any other aspect of employment.

Another well-known example is the Fair Labor Standards Act or FLSA. This crucial piece of federal legislation was enacted during the Great Depression when workers often suffered long hours, harsh conditions, and unjust pay. The FLSA established a federal minimum hourly wage and child labor laws for certain industries. When the FLSA was enacted in 1938, the minimum hourly wage was only $0.25. In 2020, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. Many states, however, have higher minimum wages than that set by the FLSA. Some state-mandated minimum wages are as high as $13.50 per hour (such as in Washington).

The speaker David Miklas will use recent, ripped-from-the-headlines examples of what employers are doing wrong. Learn from real-world examples of things that other businesses are screwing up in a COVID-19 world. This year includes the Biden presidency and changes with EEOC, DOL, NLRB, etc. In this online CPE course, topics will range from discrimination and harassment to retaliation and wage claims. 

This is what is really happening right now to employers!

Key topics covered in this online CPE webinar:

  • Worker's compensation
  • Employment discrimination
  • Labor relations
  • Family and medical leave
  • Immigration
  • Employee benefits
  • Social Security
  • Wrongful termination
  • Occupational safety and health
  • ERISA
  • Minimum wages
  • Real life examples

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Learning Objectives

  • What the biggest risks employers are taking in 2021 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.

Recommended For

This Online CPE/CE webinar is recommended for CPAs, SHRM Professionals, HRCI Professionals, and all other professionals working at any level who helps in the HR functions

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Assistant Controllers
  • Business Owner
  • CFO/Controller
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Senior Accountant
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 21-TY7Y9)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Business Law for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 RCH Credit for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 585725)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Business Law for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • 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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