Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability WEBCAST

Thursday, December 17 10:00am - 2:00pm PST

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4 Credits

Member Price $179.00

Non-Member Price $219.00

Overview

Employment law issues affect virtually every business, governmental entity, and not-for-profit organization. This update examines trends in employment- related claims and settlements including; members of protected classes and the implications of that membership; analysis of state trends in employment litigation; e-employment and cyber issues such as employee and employer social media rights; device and internet.

Highlights

Employment issues related to social media, e-device and bring your own device (BYOD), internet use, and website contents: Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation: Dealing with whistleblowers in all types of organizations, Factors that lead to employers being sued for multi-million dollar verdicts in favor of former employees, Using a risk assessment tool to assess employment claim exposures.

Prerequisites

Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits

Objectives

Interpret recent trends in employment claims and employer liability. - Assess employment and cyber employment risks to your organization or a client’s organization. - determine why retaliation claims and suits are increasing dramatically. Analyze factors leading to all types of harassment claims, including sexual harassment. Evaluate how wrongful termination. Evaluate how wrongful termination claims fit in the framework of claims made in common employment suits.

Preparation

NONE

Notice

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Leader(s):

Leaders

Jonathan Ingber

Jonathan S. Ingber is currently employed at Kwal + Oliva, CPAs. He is responsible for conducting tax research and drafting all tax memoranda. He also reviews and prepares all types of tax returns for clients. Mr. Ingber was a partner in the firm of Seldine and Ingber, CPAs from 1973 to 2002. From 2002 to 2005, he was adjunct professor of taxation at Florida International University of the Alvah H. Chapman Graduate School of Business. In addition, he has taught in 44 states on many subjects including corporate liquidations, partnership taxation, fiduciary accounting, complex individual income tax returns, incorporating an existing business, depreciation under MACRS, income taxation of estates and trusts, subchapter S corporations, limited liability companies, repeal of the General Utilities doctrine, alternative minimum tax, passive-activity losses and credits, function of state law in resolving federal tax controversies, uniform capitalization rules, taxation of contractors, tax-free reorganizations, and federal tax research. He has been an outstanding seminar leader for FICPA for over 31 consecutive years, and has also been a member of The Florida Bar since 1971. Mr. Ingber received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Queens College of the City University of New York, an LL.B. from New York University School of Law, and an MST degree from Florida International University Graduate School of Business. He was awarded the American Jurisprudence Prize in torts in 1965 and federal jurisdiction in 1966.

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Non-Member Price $219.00

Member Price $179.00