If technology powers your business (or you’d like it to), TechConnect business expo is for you!Read More
Have you had the chance to visit the South Shore Business Connections social networking event? If not join us on Wednesday, October 15th from 5:30 – 7pm at Abby Park, 550 Adams St, Milton, MA 02186 (parking either behind the building or at Citizens Bank).
This a great opportunity to meet entrepreneurs, business owners, service providers and financing sources from the South Shore area – and the drinks and appetizers are on us! As always, we are expecting a great turn out. Please let know if you can join us.…. and don’t forget to bring business cards.Read More
2 sessions available: October 15, 2014 in Newton or October 22, 2014 in Boston Time: 8:30 – 10:00 AM
2014 has seen more rulings, court decisions and challenges to existing laws. Join our HR Division President, Lauren Brenner and Attorney Joseph Laferrera of Gesmer Updegrove LLP for an HR Legal Update to educate yourself on pertinent changes and interpretations in state and federal laws, NLRB decisions and EEOC guidelines, including:
- President Obama’s last 3 appointments to the NLRB were ruled invalid. What does this mean for recent NLRB decisions including Banner Health System’s ruling which severely hampered an employer’s ability to investigate workplace misconduct?
- NLRB’s recent rulings:
- An employer’s policy regarding inappropriate behavior in the workplace violated the employee’s NLRA rights
- Liking a Facebook page is considered concerted activity
- Derogatory employee comments on an employer’s Facebook page is considered protected concerted activity
- EEOC’s new pregnancy discrimination guidelines and ADA Accommodations for pregnant employees.
- Bullying in the workplace – in the wake of California’s recent bullying in the workplace training requirement, what are the obligations of employers even without a specific workplace bullying law?
- Next steps in the Affordable Care Act
- The recent FMLA decision and its impact for employers:
- What should an employer do if employees state they never received FMLA notice given the Mailbox Rule was dismissed by U.S. Court of Appeals?
- Expert testimony is not needed to prove an employee was incapacitated?
- The employee has used their FMLA time, and an employer cannot deny intermittent leave?
- 21st century documentation challenges:
- Cloud-based storage
- E-mails and other electronic documents
- Proper treatment of archives and back ups
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