Key Legal Issues in Human Resources & Employment Law
***Registration for this event is closed due to space considerations. Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you at future events.
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 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:
- Legal issues in recruiting, hiring, discipline and discharge
- Discrimination and harassment
- Immigration compliance
Date and Time:
Thursday, October 1, 2015
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Breakfast & Registration
8:30 – Noon - Program
1075 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
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.
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.
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.
**This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute and SHRM for review.