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Key Legal Issues in Human Resources & Employment Law

Date and Time

***Registration for this event is closed due to space considerations. Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you at future events. If you have any questions, please contact Stacey McReynolds at 404-240-4280 or

Fisher Phillips, in partnership with the Atlanta Tribune, is pleased to present:

Key Legal Issues in Human Resources & Employment Law. This complimentary event is a great opportunity to network and talk with other HR professionals and our expert lawyers in an informal and collaborative setting to get the information you need to stay in the know.

Please join us for a discussion that will cover:

Date and Time:
Thursday, October 1, 2015
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Breakfast & Registration
8:30 – Noon - Program
Fisher Phillips 
1075 Peachtree Street
Suite 3500 
Atlanta, GA 30309
Program Agenda:
8:00-8:30 a.m. – Breakfast & Registration/Networking
8:30-9:30 a.m. – Legal Issues in Recruiting, Hiring, Discipline & Discharge
Performance management is the one of the most challenging areas for human resource managers to navigate. Effective screening, hiring and disciplining in a positive, constructive way will improve individual employee performance, as well as overall organizational effectiveness. Properly handling the discharge of an employee can avoid costly lawsuits for your company. 
Presented by Thomas Cox
9:30-9:45 a.m. – Break/Networking
9:45-10:45 a.m. – Discrimination and Harassment
This session will explore the concept of recognizing and addressing discrimination and harassment in the workplace. The session will cover points related to avoiding discrimination and harassment claims as well as managing possible discriminatory and harassing language and situations when they occur.  
Presented by Thomas Cox
10:45-11:00 a.m. – Break/Networking
11:00 a.m.- Noon – Immigration Compliance: Tips to Avoid and Handle a Government Investigation
Learn how to conduct an I-9 self-audit and correct errors, how to handle an Immigration and Customs Enforcement I-9 audit and how to avoid a Department of Justice immigration discrimination investigation. 
Presented by Jessica Cook

For questions, please contact Stacey McReynolds at or (404) 240-4280.

**This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute and SHRM for review.

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