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Termination and Discipline

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

Published: September, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • At-Will Employment
    5 mins
  • Discipline and Termination Policies
    15 mins
  • Discipline and Termination Decisions
    22 mins
  • Layoffs & Furloughs
    32 mins
  • Wrongful Termination Lawsuit
    38 mins

Course Description

Terminating employees can be a difficult process for any employer for a lot of reasons, even if it’s necessary for the best interests of your business. However, if an employer violates any laws, they could be brought to court for wrongful termination. While an employer can never fully eliminate the possibility of legal action by a terminated employee, they can take steps to minimize their potential liability.

Policies must be prepared in a way that it protects entrepreneurs and business owners by putting the right contracts and agreements in place. To protect themselves from employment-related suits, employers need to understand some basic concepts.

To help you navigate the complexities of employee termination, we will be hosting a webinar that will address all you need to know about the discipline and termination of employees. We will go through policies and how to make decisions with your employees that are fair and consistent. In this practical webinar, you will learn how to make sound and defensible decisions about employee discipline and terminations, including how to avoid common legal pitfalls.

This Online CPE webinar will cover policies and how to make consistent decisions with your employees. Layoffs and furloughs will also be addressed and how employers will control the chances of being sued by the employer will also be covered in this 1 CPE Credit webinar.

Major topics covered in this online CPE webinar:

  • How to avoid common legal pitfalls.
  • How to develop a termination checklist.
  • Layoff of employees in the era of COVID-19.


You can also find more courses through the given link: SHRM-HRCI Courses | Free Ethics Courses

Learning Objectives

  • To describe the concept of at-will employment.
  • To identify red flags in discipline and termination policies.
  • To find out the top mistakes business owners make and how to avoid them.
  • To analyze how to make well-reasoned decisions on employee discipline and termination.
  • To discuss circumstances when you cannot terminate.
  • To discuss ways to avoid wrongful termination lawsuits.
  • To develop a termination checklist.

Recommended For

  • This Online CPE webinar for CPAs is recommended for CEOs, Human Resources Professionals, and Business Owners who want to avoid top mistakes while terminating the employees.

Who Should Attend?

  • Assistant Controllers
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • Compliance Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • HR Professionals
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 PDC Credit of Business Acumen for SHRM Professionals (Approval No. 22-4R7VQ)
  • 1 RCH Credit of HR (General) for Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) (Approval No. 583516)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Personal/ Human Resources for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 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

Cynthia Flynn

Managing Partner, Hackler Flynn & Associates

Cynthia Hackler Flynn is the founder and managing partner of Hackler Flynn & Associates, a Southern California based employment defense law firm. Since starting her practice, she has grown the firm to a team of 9, with each attorney having over a decade of experience. The law firm’s focus is employment law where their mission is to protect and defend entrepreneurs and business owners. Cynthia has been voted as a Super Lawyer every year since 2017 and for the last 3 years, has been named as a Pasadena Top Attorney. 

About Company

Hackler Flynn & Associates

hacklerflynnlaw.com/

We play a significant role in protecting and defending the backbone of our society - business owners.

Cynthia Hackler Flynn, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of Hackler Flynn & Associates, a boutique law firm in Greater Los Angeles that focuses on employment law, business litigation and corporate work. Our core focus is to help commercial businesses defend and protect against employment lawsuits.

What makes us unique:

As a woman-owned law firm, we are a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). We work around our clients’ busy schedules and make it as convenient as possible for you to meet with us, either through virtual meetings, conference calls or in-person meetings. Our attorneys offer clear guidance that fully prepares you for all possible outcomes, while also addressing your expectations. In addition to addressing the issues at hand, we also provide a global or long-term perspective that helps you prepare for any changes your businesses might encounter.

In addition to providing expertise in these areas of law, we pride ourselves at being a resource for many of clients’ professional service needs (i.e. CPAs, wealth advisors, bankers, attorneys in other fields, insurance, etc.) through our professional memberships.

Our goal at Hackler Flynn & Associates is to help you thrive in business with the confidence of knowing that we are looking out for you. Our seven attorneys are always ready to take your calls, as we believe personal attention to our clients’ needs is one of the things that truly set us up apart from other law firms serving Southern California.

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Gregory Martin, SHRM - SCP

Sep 23rd, 2021

Great, useful information.

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