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HR Academy "Hot HR Topics – What You Don't Know"

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Tillman Coffey was a presenter for HR Academy "Hot HR Topics – What You Don't Know" on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

The rapidly increasing number of wage and hour lawsuits is a perfect example of how an unknowing and well-intentioned company can find itself in a bad situation. Many businesses, especially small ones, learn this lesson the hard way.

The presentation was sponsored by the Greater Henry SHRM Chapter.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Mercer University Center In Henry County
160 Henry County Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253


HR Trends for 2014
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

• EEOC and DOL Enforcement Initiatives
• Litigation Trends
• Social Media Issues
• Preventative Steps Employers Can Take

Hiring Through Firing
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

• At-Will Employment
• The Hiring Process
• Interviewing
• Introductory Period
• Evaluations
• Discipline
• Discharge

Wage & Hour
11:15 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.

• Overview of Wage & Hour Laws
• Common Wage/Hour Mistakes by Small Employers
• Best Practices for Wage/Hour Compliance

Sex, Lies and Videotapes
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The review of workplace investigations through video vignettes puts you in the place of the Human Resource Professional whose day just got very complicated. A routine disciplinary investigation suddenly turns into a challenging, high-risk sexual harassment investigation of a long-term, highly
valued executive. Follow the steps and learn how an HR professional can ensure.


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