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May 8, 2019 Program

Full Day Legal Update

 

Sailing the Seven Seas - Avoiding an HR Shipwreck

 

Date:                                 Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Sign-In & Breakfast:       8 am – 8:30 am

Program:                          8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.    

Location:                          Lioncrest at Biltmore

Credits:                             6 hours of general credit for SHRM and HRCI

Cost:                                 $75 for members, $150 for non-members

 

Program Description:

As the dangers of navigating the world of human resources and employment law continue to change and grow, staying up to speed and preparing for the future become even more important. From uncertain legislative action, unpredictable juries and unprecedented lawsuits, human resource professionals, legal counsel and business owners are facing new challenges on a daily basis. Staying abreast of the latest rules and regulations, legal developments and compliance strategies will make for smooth sailing. Please join us as we sail the seven seas of labor and employment law at the Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete 2019 employment law seminar. This day-long event offers informative sessions of all of the latest information and practical advice needed to avoid an HR shipwreck.

 

Program Sessions:

1.  The Newest Scuttlebutt: Recent Developments in Employment Law 

2.  New Buccaneers: Avoiding Mistakes in the Hiring Process

3.  Maintaining the Course: Addressing Intermittent FMLA and Other Complicated Leave Issues  

4.  Walk the Plank: Test Your Termination Knowledge Termination Do’s and Don’ts

5.  The Final Voyage Mutiny on the High Seas:  Managing Employees in an Entitlement Era

6.  Rough Seas Ahead: Handling the Challenges of an Aging Workforce

 

About the Speakers:

The Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Labor & Employment Law Workshop is an interactive program designed for human resource professionals, corporate counsel, supervisors and managers, and business owners.  The program includes a seminar manual, online access to presentations and materials, as well as a continental breakfast, lunch and cocktail reception at the end of the day.  The seminar is a cost-effective opportunity to get answers to questions and specific practical advice from our employment lawyers.  Participants in previous years’ programs have told us that this is the most valuable seminar they attend all year.

Registration now open, click here.


 

                                             

1.       2016 NC SHRM State Conference theme survey – The 2016 NC SHRM state conference planning team has identified an opportunity to re-imagine the conference theme, and would like to ask for input from the membership in developing a new theme and logo.  Please share your ideas and suggestions by completing a brief survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZNFQRG by Friday, December 12th.  Results will be unveiled at a future WNC HRA in early 2015.  Thank you in advance for your feedback and support!
2.       Asheville Chamber of Commerce Homecoming Job Fair – The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 9th annual Homecoming Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7th, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the WNC Agricultural Center.  If your organization is interested in participating, please visit http://www.homecomingjobfair.com/ for details and registration information.
1.       2016 NC SHRM State Conference theme survey – The 2016 NC SHRM state conference planning team has identified an opportunity to re-imagine the conference theme, and would like to ask for input from the membership in developing a new theme and logo.  Please share your ideas and suggestions by completing a brief survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZNFQRG by Friday, December 12th.  Results will be unveiled at a future WNC HRA in early 2015.  Thank you in advance for your feedback and support!
2.       Asheville Chamber of Commerce Homecoming Job Fair – The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 9th annual Homecoming Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7th, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the WNC Agricultural Center.  If your organization is interested in participating, please visit http://www.homecomingjobfair.com/ for details and registration information.
1.       2016 NC SHRM State Conference theme survey – The 2016 NC SHRM state conference planning team has identified an opportunity to re-imagine the conference theme, and would like to ask for input from the membership in developing a new theme and logo.  Please share your ideas and suggestions by completing a brief survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8ZNFQRG by Friday, December 12th.  Results will be unveiled at a future WNC HRA in early 2015.  Thank you in advance for your feedback and support!
2.       Asheville Chamber of Commerce Homecoming Job Fair – The Asheville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 9th annual Homecoming Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7th, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the WNC Agricultural Center.  If your organization is interested in participating, please visit http://www.homecomingjobfair.com/ for details and registration information.

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