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From the Boardroom to the Courtroom: Top 10 Business Practices That Will Get You Sued
Tuesday 06/20/2017 02:15 PM - 03:30 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: HR Expertise, Critical Evaluation | Intended Audience: Midlevel
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You will learn how to limit your organization's potential legal exposure by identifying key business practices that need to be modified. 

It's no secret that employment lawsuits and class actions are costly. And with aggressive enforcement by plaintiffs' attorneys and governmental agencies on the rise, all companies should regularly review their business practices to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and guidance. This session will discuss the top 10 frequently overlooked business practices that invite lawsuits and provide strategies for avoiding employment litigation. You will learn about:

  • The latest enforcement trends by plaintiffs' attorneys and governmental agencies.
  • The top policies that need to be immediately changed to avoid an employment lawsuit or class action.
  • Strategies for revising existing policies to ensure compliance with the law.
  • How to roll out new policies without triggering claims under existing policies.
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Shayna Helene Balch, Partner,
Fisher & Phillips, LLP
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Pavneet Singh Uppal, Partner,
Fisher & Phillips, LLP