Employment Law Update: Reducing Employer Liability WEBCAST

Monday, June 28 6:00am - 10:00am PDT

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4.0 Credits

Member Price $179.00

Non-Member Price $219.00

Overview

This course examines trends in employment related claims and settlements. Businesses and non-profits today face an explosion of EEOC actions and employment litigation that can threaten the organization’s financial stability as well as its reputation. This course will update you on, and provide tips about mitigating exposure for, the key employment risks that every employer face: cyber issues such as social media, device and internet use, wrongful termination, harassment and retaliation.

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 whistle-blowers 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.

Designed For

CPAs in business and industry and non-profits, CPAs in public practice who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.

Objectives

Evaluate the major categories of employment law exposure for employers. Determine if your organization is current and compliant in cyber-related issues affecting websites, devices, social media, and more. Develop and enhance policies and procedures in response to identified e-employment and cyber employment issues Evaluate trends in wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation.

Preparation

None.

Notice

None..

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