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Renovating Your Workplace: Employment Relations Best Practices for HR Professionals

SEP 18, 2014
Ohio Chamber of Commerce's HR Academy

Join Porter Wright labor and employment attorneys Dave Croall and Rachel Burke on Thursday, September 18, 2014 for a seminar -- Renovating your workplace: Employment relations best practices for HR professionals. Reserve your spot today for this free, half-day seminar sponsored by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce's HR Academy, which will cover these topics:

Tricks of the trade: How the pros deal with an FMLA abuser
Attendees will hear key strategies for managing the primary situations in which FMLA abuse by employees occurs, learn how to counteract that abuse within the confines of the law, and how to avoid pitfalls when doing so. Of particular focus will be how to use the provisions of the FMLA to the employer's advantage to legally and permissibly root out abuse and fraud by employees.   

Danger zone: Avoiding the 10 most common mistakes under the FLSA
Employer compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act continues to be one of the most litigated areas in employment law. This session will address the 10 most common mistakes made under the FLSA and key takeaways to keep your workplace out of the danger zone.

What's in your toolbox?
Defining a blueprint for your HR decision-making process to reduce risk: As a busy HR professional, you need to make sure you have the right tools in your toolbox and a solid blueprint for success. One wrong move can put your business at risk. In this session, we will train your HR reflexes to help you navigate the decision making process effectively. We will help you manage each important step, focusing on workplace investigations and other fact-gathering efforts, best practices for making fair and defendable decisions, and the importance of documentation along the way.