|Wrongful termination claims are increasing exponentially and is catching employers by surprise. With sympathetic juries and high verdicts, employers must know the tools they have to avoid these types of claims.
In this program, you wil learn the different types of wrongful termination claims available to an employee, identify the hot issue buttons for these claims, and lean how to avoid them. Topics range from discrimination, accommodation, and effects of wrongful employment practices.
By attending this training session, you and/or your team will be able to identify and understand:
About Your Speaker:
- The risks and scope of employment liability claims
- Federal laws prohibiting wrongful termination claims
- Key areas in the employment relationship that are vulnerable to wrongful termination claims
- Forms of discrimination and learn the key defense to such claims
- Common landmines the trigger wrongful termination claims
- Federally-protected leaves of absences - and how to not violate them
Kristine Kwong is a partner with the Musick, Peeler &Garrett law firm. Her practice focuses on labor and employment law. Ms. Kwong is a prolific and sought-after trainer. She regularly produces and presents training programs for employers on the issues of employment law, particularly in the area of government-mandated programs.
Ms. Kwong advises and counsels clients on a wide range of business and employment issues, including wage and hour matters, non-compete and restrictive covenant agreements, executive compensation packages, the full range of disciplinary matters, discrimination, harassment and leaves of absences, including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
Ms. Kwong's practice also includes the drafting and updating of handbooks, policy manuals, codes of conduct, restrictive covenants, trade secret agreements and severance packages.
This program has been approved for 1.5 re-certification credit hours for HRCI's PHR and SPHR designations through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or re-certification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCIs criteria to be pre-approved for re-certification credit.
SHRM Professional Development Credits
This program is valid for 1.5 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP designations. For more information about certification or re-certification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.