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2018 Speaker Series - Business Busters: Protecting Your Business from Employment Risks

Buffalo Niagara Partnership

Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)

2018 Speaker Series - Business Busters: Protecting...

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Employer Focused Human Resource Issues and the Law 
 
Thursday, June 28
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Buffalo Niagara Partnership
257 West Genesee Street, Buffalo NY 14202
Free Parking & Continental Breakfast

Tickets:
Free - Partnership Members
$40 - Non-Members

1.  The Myth of Employment At Will

  • What employers should know before terminating an employee
  • Avoid knee-jerk terminations for employees who fail drug tests
  • Addressing proper procedure to handling employees accused of sexual harassment

 

2.  Wage and Hour

  • Misclassification dangers
    • Employee/Independent Contractor
    • Exempt/non-exempt

 

3.  Interview Dos and Don’ts

  • Focus on recent bans (salary history and ban the box)
  • Addressing methods to handle pre-employment disclosures regarding drug or marijuana

 

4.  Leaves of Absence and Reasonable Accommodation

  • Leaves of Absence  
    • Documentation and preservation
    • Short term, Long term, FMLA and WC
  • Reasonable Accommodation
    • Why you must consider accommodation for employees on medical marijuana.

 

5.  Drug Issues in the Workplace  

  • Drug Testing – Pre-employment and Accidents on the Job
    • What needs to be in your employment manuals
    • Drug testing must be random
    • Setting proper protocols for accidents on the job

 

6.  Be Prepared for the New Sexual Harassment Rules!

Presenters:
Debra L. Doby, Partner, Goldberg Segalla 
Kristin Klein Wheaton, Partner, Goldberg Segalla 
Dawn Davidson Drantch, Corporate Counsel, AlcottHR  


Who Should attend:
  Human Resource Professionals, Business owners, Presidents, Managing Partners, CFO’s, Financial professionals  

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Buffalo Niagara Partnership
257 West Genesee St.
Buffalo, NY 14202

Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)


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Buffalo Niagara Partnership

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is the area’s regional chamber of commerce and privately-funded economic development organization.  Partnership members employ more than a quarter of a million people in the Buffalo Niagara region.

By mobilizing members and strategic partners around common goals, the Partnership grows private investment and jobs in Buffalo Niagara through advocacy, business development and convening.

 

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