Month: 08/2015

Legal Awareness in the Workplace: Managing Employee Leave, Including FMLA, ADA & Workers Comp

New interpretations and decisions on the FMLA, ADA & Workers Comp laws require HR to stay constantly updated on employee-leave issues. Attorney Shawn Kachmar will teach participants when and how to apply unpaid leave, accommodate injured workers with re-assignment, approve medical leave requests, implement missed-work policies, and more.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: Social Media – What Human Resource Professionals Should Know

The social media craze is here to stay: Facebook, Twitter, email, texting, etc. Privacy laws and federal laws such as the NLRA impact your control over staff’s social media use at work and off duty. This practical review of applicable statutes/regulations will help you choose policies for your firm.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: ADA Accommodations and Your Firm

During this seminar, attorney Wade Herring will discuss what the newly strengthened Americans with Disabilities Act means to employers. Armed with this knowledge, seminar attendees will be able to ensure that their firms are compliant with the ADA.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: Discrimination and Hostile Work Environment – What You Need to Know

Attorney Sarah Lamar will present on this topic as part of Georgia Southern University’s new season of Legal Awareness in the Workplace seminars. Attend the session to learn about discrimination and harassment claims in the workplace.

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