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Employment Law Webinar Series
March 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm MST$160 – $1160
Four-part Webinar Series | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. MT
PART 1 – March 4 – FMLA, ADA, OMG!
PART 2 – May 13 – Wage and Hour Mistakes That Health Care Employers Make
PART 3 – July 15 – ERISA 101: Employee Benefits and Compliance
PART 4 – Sept. 9 – Learning From Hospital Employer Mistakes
You may register for the series ($60 discount applies for IHA members) or for individual webinars within the series.
This webinar series will provide participants with knowledge and best practices in human resources law and regulations. Participants will gain a better understanding of Employee Retirement Security Act, wage and benefits issues, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and how to avoid mistakes that can result in legal issues. The Baird Holm LLP team of presenters will provide practical perspective and expertise about the legal aspects of human resources.
March 14 – FMLA, ADA, OMG!
Kelli Lieurance, JD, Partner, Baird Holm LLP, Omaha, Nebraska
FMLA and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) pose some of the most-difficult challenges for employers, especially when employers must account for both laws at the same time. Through scenarios and other practical illustrations, this webinar will help employers better recognize and master the complex interaction between these statutes.
- Recognize the complexity of FMLA and common issues employers encounter.
- Discuss difficult FMLA scenarios and recognize how they integrate with ADA.
- Identify how to make compliant decisions with both FMLA and ADA, while meeting the operational needs of the organization.
May 13 – Wage and Hour Mistakes That Health Care Employers Make
Allison Balus, JD, Partner, Baird Holm LLP, Omaha, Nebraska
Health care organizations are often cited by the US Department of Labor for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act and other wage and hour laws. This webinar will clarify compliance issues that health care employers encounter and review the US Department of Labor’s recent changes in interpretation and enforcement of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Identify areas of wage and hour compliance for employers to audit internally.
- Explain best practices for ensuring compliance.
- Outline how to minimize claims for unpaid wages.
- Discuss how to build a strong defense when litigation is unavoidable.
July 15 – ERISA 101: Employee Benefits and Compliance
Morgan Kreiser, JD, Associate, Baird Holm LLP, Omaha, Nebraska
Employee benefits are always changing, and health care employers must look for creative ways to attract and retain the best talent. These changing employee-benefit plans need to be compliant with applicable law. This webinar will review the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and common compliance mistakes, and provide efficient ways to operate employee-benefit plans.
- Identify key legal compliance issues of ERISA, including common compliance mistakes.
- Recognize the employer fiduciary responsibilities under ERISA.
- Discuss important disclosure requirements.
- Outline tax benefits associated with ERISA-compliant employee benefits.
September 9 – Learning From Hospital Employer Mistakes
Scott S. Moore, JD, Partner, Baird Holm LLP, Omaha, Nebraska
Each year, administrative enforcement actions and court claims are brought against health care employers for their human resource policies or actions. This webinar will review common mistakes made by health care employers and how to avoid them.
- Identify employee policy risks based on the latest enforcement actions.
- Review case law and its affect on the workplace.
- Describe how to reduce workplace risk.
- Outline complaint workplace policies.
This webinar series is designed for health care human resource professionals, attorneys, C-suite leadership and staff who manage employees.
Allison Balus is a partner at Baird Holm LLP, where she primarily represents management clients in federal and state court employment litigation and arbitration. She has substantial experience defending and counseling clients in class and collection actions involving wage and hour laws. Balus served on the Nebraska State Bar Association’s Labor relations and Employment Executive Committee. She is listed in Best Lawyers as one of the best lawyers in America for labor and employment litigation.
Kelli Lieurance is a partner at Baird Holm LLP, who focuses on labor and employment law compliance and helping employers with proactive compliance efforts. Her practical approach not only offers clients a realistic view of their legal obligations, but also helps them implement obligations in a way that best suits their business needs.
Scott S. Moore is a partner at Baird Holm LLP where he represents employers on labor and employment matters nationwide. Moore is a fellow of The American College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and was selected by Best Lawyers as one of the best lawyers in America for employment law, immigration law and labor law. Moore is a former special assistant attorney general for Nebraska and form chair of the labor and employment section of the Nebraska State Bar Association. He serves on the University of Nebraska College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board.
Morgan Kreiser is an attorney at Baird Holm LLP where she represents clients for Employee Retirement Income Security Act compliance and employee benefit programs, including retirement and 401(k) plans, deferred compensation, and health and welfare benefits. Morgan received her Juris Doctor from Creighton University, where she served on the Creighton Law Review.
Webinar series registration deadline: February 26; 5:00 p.m. MST | Registration fees are for one (1) connection.