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Top 10 Social Media Mistakes Made By Managers
Jonathan Segal
Tuesday, Sep 23rd 2014
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
We often hear that our supervisors are our eyes and ears in helping to ensure legal compliance and minimize risk. ...
$85.00
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Two-Day Event Sept 30th and Oct 1st
Natalie F. Hrubos + 2 more
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
8.0 Credit
As a person in charge of the systems in place in your workplace, this two-day training will leave you with a wealth...
$360.00
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Recruitment, Selection and Hiring
Michael Cohen
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014
09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
Hiring the best applicant is imperative and doing so without creating a legal liability is essential. In today's li...
$150.00
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Jonathan Segal
Tuesday, Sep 23rd 2014   
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
SEMINAR
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Natalie F. Hrubos + 2 more
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014   
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
8.0 Credit
SEMINAR
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Michael Cohen
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014   
09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
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WEBINAR
Top 10 Social Media Mistakes Made By Managers
Tuesday, Sep 23rd 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
We often hear that our supervisors are our eyes and ears in helping to ensure legal compliance and minimize risk. This is true when it comes to social media, but only if supervisors receive training on what to do and what not to do. The do’s and don’ts of social media are not always intuitive. In this webinar we will discuss ten of the more common...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Two-Day Event Sept 30th and Oct 1st
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Natalie F. Hrubos + 2 more
As a person in charge of the systems in place in your workplace, this two-day training will leave you with a wealth of new knowledge. Day one will provide lessons in recruitment and hiring, and proper discipline procedures. Day two will take your training to less-common, but ever increasing, problems found in your 21st century workplace. Purchasing this...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Recruitment, Selection and Hiring
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Hiring the best applicant is imperative and doing so without creating a legal liability is essential. In today's litigious environment, it is necessary to take the time upfront to do things right. Learn how! This seminar will focus on what you, as a manager, can and cannot do during the hiring process. It will examine the entire hiring process,...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Sept 30th Full-Day Program
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Managing Your Workforce Systems: Recruitment, Selection and Hiring" and "Managing Your Workforce Systems: Effective Discipline Documentation" Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Managing Your Workforce Systems: Recruitment, Selection...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Effective Discipline Documentation
Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
We all know the importance of performance management. But it’s not as simple as “document, document, document.” If it were, would we have the litigation predation that we do? It’s not only what you say but also how and when you say it. Fear of confrontation with and/or affection for the employee often result in good faith mistakes that serve as...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Handling Transgender Related Issues
Wednesday, Oct 1st 2014   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Natalie F. Hrubos
Legal protections continue to emerge for transgender employees. Employers seeking to create an inclusive workplace face a number of challenges ranging from effectively managing employee relations issues to designing inclusive benefits plans. This seminar will provide an overview of recent legal developments impacting transgender employees, including the...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Oct 1st Full-Day Program
Wednesday, Oct 1st 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Managing Your Workforce Systems: Handling Transgender Related Issues" and "Managing Your Workforce Systems: Helga's Back - Dealing with Difficult Employee Issues" Wednesday, October 1, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Managing Your Workforce Systems:...
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Managing Your Workforce Systems: Helga's Back - Dealing with Difficult Employee Issues
Wednesday, Oct 1st 2014   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
We've all said it: "I would write a book, but who would believe these stories are true?" Unfortunately, many of the tales from are far too real! Whether the situation involves the use of "interns," performance evaluations, payment of breaks or even an employee with poor grooming habits, the legal workplace has become far more complicated to manage....
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Top 10 Leave of Absence Policy Mistakes
Thursday, Oct 2nd 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Over the last few years, the EEOC’s enforcement position with respect to maximum leave provisions in employers’ leaves of absence policies has forced employers to revisit their leaves of absence policies as well as their overall accommodation process. Ironically, the simplicity of applying the same leave protocols to all employees may lead to...
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Top 10 Differences Between FLSA and California Wage and Hour Law
Tuesday, Oct 7th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Lisa Hird Chung
Federal and California wage and hour laws often overlap, but there are also significant differences that catch employers off guard. This cutting edge webinar will compare and contrast the top 10 distinctions between California and federal law, isolating those wage and hour requirements unique to California law. Topics to be covered include split shifts...
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Top 10 Human Resource Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)
Tuesday, Oct 14th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Thomas Servodidio
In this program, we will explore the top ten mistakes that we have seen various levels of management make over the years in the area of human resources and, more importantly, provide practical ways to avoid them. After attending this course, you will learn the most common mistakes made in the management of employees and, in so doing, minimize the...
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Hot Topics: Immigration Roundup: The Latest from Washington D.C.
Wednesday, Oct 15th 2014   09:30 am - 02:30 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Immigration compliance has never been more challenging or important than today. Employers are being bombarded from all sides: ICE is looking at I-9s and searching for undocumented workers; Department of Justice is looking for immigration related discrimination and document abuse during the I-9 process; The Department of Labor is looking for H-1B program...
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Hot Topics in Immigration and Benefits: Two-Day Event Oct 15th and Oct 16th
Wednesday, Oct 15th 2014   09:30 am - 02:30 pm (EST) John A. Nixon + 2 more
As a member of your company's Compliance and Benefits Team, this two-day training will leave you with a wealth of new knowledge to take back to the workplace. Day one will provide an update from Washington on all things immigration. Day two will take your compliance training to Executive Compensation Plans and Same-Sex Benefit Plans. Purchasing this...
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Hot Topics: Handling Executive Compensation in Transition Scenarios
Thursday, Oct 16th 2014   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) + 5 more
Executive compensation presents unique challenges in “transition” scenarios such as hiring, terminations and corporate restructuring. This webinar addresses considerations of both the employer and the executive in transition. Specific attention is given to planning and documentation for federal income tax consequences under the deferred...
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Hot Topics: Executive Comps and Benefits Full-Day Program Oct 16th
Thursday, Oct 16th 2014   10:00 am - 02:30 pm (EST) Amanda Layton + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Hot Topics: Handling Executive Compensation in Transition Scenarios" and "Hot Topics: Same Sex Benefits, Health and Retirement Plans in the Age of Windsor" Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Hot Topics: Handling Executive...
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Hot Topics: Same Sex Benefits, Health and Retirement Plans in the Age of Windsor
Thursday, Oct 16th 2014   12:30 pm - 02:30 pm (EST) Amanda Layton
Feeling a bit overwhelmed with the new guidance in regard to same-sex spouses and not sure where to turn? Rest assured your organization is not alone. Come learn what the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor and subsequent governmental guidance means for your health and retirement plans. This seminar will look at these new developments,...
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Strategies to Avoid Union Organizing and Harassment: Oct 21st Full-Day Program
Tuesday, Oct 21st 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) James Redeker + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Strategies to Avoid Union Organizing" and "Strategies to Avoid Harassment" Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Strategies to Avoid Union Organizing Strategies to Avoid Harassment To pay by check, please fill out and return this...
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Strategies to Avoid or Prepare for The Worst: Two-Day Event Oct 21st and 22nd
Tuesday, Oct 21st 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Thomas Servodidio + 4 more
When a situation with an employee, former employee, or group of employees has the potential to go to trial, you want to make sure you have taken all of the necessary steps to stay out of the courtroom. Day one will provide strategies in Union Evasion and Harassment Combat. Day two will provide you with systems to follow when you find an EEOC Claim on...
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Strategies to Avoid Union Organizing
Tuesday, Oct 21st 2014   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
The National Labor Relations Board is making it easier for unions to organize employees. Unions also are changing their tactics and creating new alliances calculated to increase their membership. The changes being made by the NLRB are both dramatic and, often, counter intuitive. The new methods being used by unions are subtle and effective. Non-union...
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Strategies to Avoid Harassment
Tuesday, Oct 21st 2014   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
The EEOC's strategic plan includes an emphasis of eradicating harassment. Looking at workplaces systematically, both the EEOC and private plaintiff’s lawyers are bringing class actions claiming hostile work environments affecting many. In this program, an overview of a systemic approach to avoiding harassment claims will be provided. The program will...
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Strategies to Prepare an EEOC Submission
Wednesday, Oct 22nd 2014   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Many employers and HR personnel do all the right things – update handbook policies, conduct training for employees, investigate promptly any concerns and discipline employees appropriately. Yet, these same employers will inevitably find a federal or state charge or court complaint on their desks (often on a Monday morning). After the initial shock...
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Strategies to Use with EEOC Submissions and Terminations: Oct 22nd Full-Day Program
Wednesday, Oct 22nd 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Strategies to Prepare an EEOC Submission" and "Strategies to Avoid a Termination That Might Go to Trial" Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Strategies to Prepare an EEOC Submission Strategies to Avoid a Termination That Might Go to...
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Strategies to Avoid a Termination That Might Go to Trial
Wednesday, Oct 22nd 2014   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Thomas Servodidio + 1 more
Ask yourself: could every termination decision you make withstand the scrutiny of a trial or an arbitration? When it comes to termination decisions, even the smallest judgment calls can have major ramifications for an organization when viewed through the lens of a judge, arbitrator, or juror. Using a mock scenario, we will track an employee’s...
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Top 10 Mistakes Used When Engaging Independent Contractors
Thursday, Oct 23rd 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Kevin Vance
In these challenging times, some companies have resorted to using independent contractors to meet their organization's short-term labor demands. But, the misclassification of employees as independent contractors may result in significant tax and employment law liability. This webinar is designed for human resource managers and in-house counsel, will...
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Top 10 Mistakes in Arbitration Agreements
Tuesday, Oct 28th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Wetchler
Employers are increasingly facing costly class action lawsuits particularly those alleging violations of wage and hour laws. To reduce the cost of litigation, many employers have required new hires to sign arbitration agreements with class action waivers. This webinar will provide an overview of the recent Supreme Court rulings and discuss the benefits...
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Top 10 Ways to Deal With Surprise OSHA/DOL Investigations
Thursday, Oct 30th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Bruce Kasten
Surprise!: “Knock, knock! We are with DOL/OSHA, and we are here to inspect your records/facility!” Fewer greetings provoke as much anxiety for employers as these. Without warning or prior notice, federal investigators are increasingly paying surprise visits on employers, demanding to immediately review records for compliance with wage and hour...
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Compliance Guidelines for the Workplace: Two-Day Event Nov 5th and 6th
Wednesday, Nov 5th 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Amanda Layton + 2 more
As a member of your company's Compliance Team, this two-day training will leave you with a wealth of new knowledge to take back to the workplace. Day one will provide compliance training in FMLA, Other Leaves of Absence and Human Resources. Day two will take your compliance training to Employee Benefit Plans and I-9 Self-Audit Regulations. Purchasing...
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Compliance Guidelines for the Workplace: Nov 5th Full-Day Program
Wednesday, Nov 5th 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Compliance Guidelines for FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence" and "Compliance Guidelines for Human Resources" Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Compliance Guidelines for FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence Compliance Guidelines for...
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Compliance Guidelines for FMLA and Other Leaves of Absence
Wednesday, Nov 5th 2014   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
When an employee needs time away from work for an illness or injury or after the birth of a child, the employee is concerned about two things - - (1) Will I still have my job? and, (2) Will I get paid while I am away? Correctly answering these questions requires an employer to master the interplay of laws governing leaves of absence, such as the FMLA and...
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Compliance Guidelines for Human Resources
Wednesday, Nov 5th 2014   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Employers face significant risk for failing to be in compliance with myriad employment laws. One employee complaint to a government agency may expose additional, and potentially more costly, compliance violations. Published reports of pending lawsuits against other employers in your industry may increase the potential for a claim by your...
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Compliance Guidelines for Employee Benefit Plans
Thursday, Nov 6th 2014   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Amanda Layton
No organization likes to receive an IRS or Department of Labor notice of examination – it is even worse when you suspect that your plans may not be “up to snuff” with current legal requirements. Keeping up with the day to day administration of your organization’s employee benefit plans often leaves little time to assess the bigger issues –...
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Compliance Guidelines for the Workplace: Nov 6th Full-Day Program
Thursday, Nov 6th 2014   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Compliance Guidelines for Employee Benefit Plans" and "Compliance Guidelines for Immigration Regulations" Thursday, November 6, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Compliance Guidelines for Employee Benefit Plans Compliance Guidelines for Immigration...
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Compliance Guidelines for Internal I-9 Audits
Thursday, Nov 6th 2014   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Audit your I-9s now, before the government does. ICE audits of I-9s continue unabated and almost always involve substantial fines for employers. Conducting an in-house audit has numerous benefits: identifying common mistakes and areas where training is needed; ability to correct mistakes and reduce liability; identifying missing or incomplete forms; and many...
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Top 10 Common Mistakes in Reductions in Forces
Wednesday, Nov 12th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Caroline Austin
A reduction in force can have a significant impact upon any organization's ability to function, not only during but also after implementation. In order for reductions in force (RIF) and reorganizations to achieve both the economic savings and business results desired, they must be properly structured and implemented. The failure to do so results in a...
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Top 10 Steps to Prepare for Union Activity
Friday, Nov 14th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
The National Labor Relations Board is making it easier for unions to organize employees. Unions also are changing their tactics and creating new alliances calculated to increase their membership. The changes being made by the NLRB are both dramatic and, often, counter intuitive. The new methods being used by unions are subtle and effective. Non-union...
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Executive Leadership Retreat: Full-Day Event in Philadelphia
Wednesday, Nov 19th 2014   09:00 am - 05:30 pm (EST) Thomas Servodidio + 3 more
As an executive in your company, our Executive Leadership Retreat will be a day of high-level learning. With a corporate case-study, executive managerial tactics, restrictive agreement writing and gender equality at the top, you will leave with a stockpile of information and practices to take back to your company. Each course can be attended separately,...
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Harvard Business School Case Study-Rob Parson at Morgan Stanley: Executive Leadership Retreat
Wednesday, Nov 19th 2014   09:00 am - 10:30 am (EST) Thomas Servodidio
Harvard Business School Case Study: Rob Parson at Morgan Stanley At MBA programs nationwide, the case study method of instruction is used which involves the analysis of a specific business situation (as summarized in the case study), an interactive dialogue among the attendees and the instructor about the business and legal issues raised through the...
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Dealing with Difficult Executives: Executive Leadership Retreat
Wednesday, Nov 19th 2014   10:45 am - 12:15 pm (EST) James Redeker
Some of your most productive and skilled executives can be the most difficult for you to deal with, and impossible with subordinates, resulting in internal dysfunction and high turnover. This programs will suggest some ways to deal with these difficult executives and provide opportunities for trading your good ideas with those of others. As an executive...
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Non-Competes and Restrictive Covenants: Executive Leadership Retreat
Wednesday, Nov 19th 2014   01:15 pm - 02:45 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
As an executive in your company, a lot of responsibilities and decisions fall to you. Protecting the relationships and confidentiality of your clients and customers, and using the best tactics and practices to do that are at the top of your list. Agreements containing non-compete and other covenants, that will stand up in court, is one of the tools...
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Lean In 2.0 (Not Just for Women): Executive Leadership Retreat
Wednesday, Nov 19th 2014   03:00 pm - 04:30 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, has reignited a long overdue dialogue over steps to achieve gender equality. Doing so is more than a legal mandate; it is a business imperative in terms of the talent to survive, let alone thrive. This program provides a brief history of the legal landscape relative to gender bias...
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Top 10 Misconceptions About the ACA as Applied to Welfare Plans
Thursday, Nov 20th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Timothy Collins
What does health care reform mean for your organization’s health and welfare plans? This is a common question resonating in the offices of most employers and often times, it is confusing to distinguish fact from fiction in regard to what changes ACA may necessitate to your plans. Like most legal and human resources professionals, you still have...
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Top 10 Ways To Make Your Workplace More LGBT Inclusive
Tuesday, Dec 2nd 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Legal protections continue to emerge for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Employers seeking to create a LGBT inclusive workplace face a number of challenges ranging from effectively managing employee relations issues to designing inclusive benefits plans. This webinar will provide an overview of recent legal developments impacting...
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New Rules for the FLSA's White Collar Exemptions
Thursday, Dec 4th 2014   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Kathryn Brown + 3 more
The President has announced he intends to propose major changes to the white collar exemptions and has directed the Department of Labor to propose revisions to “modernize and streamline” current FLSA regulations. President Obama has been publically critical of the scope of both the white collar exemptions and the low salary threshold. The draft...
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Top 10 Mistakes During I-9 Completion
Tuesday, Dec 9th 2014   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Confused on how to complete or correct an I-9? You are not alone. Changing guidelines, polices and acceptable documents make it difficult for employers to keep up with the latest requirements. Join us for this 1 hour webinar as we review common mistakes and provide you with long term strategies and quick tips to help you avoid them in the future. To pay...