Compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations requires an annual review and audit of your employment practices and policies including hiring, firing, wage and hour issues, avoiding discrimination in the workplace, leave of absence issues including FMLA and ADA, and avoiding negating employment-at-will of your employees, etc. Falling short on any of these factors can potentially create significant legal liability for your organization. Please join, Melissa Fleischer, attorney at law, in this informative HR Webinar as she takes you step-by-step through how to conduct an HR Audit which will provide you with a better understanding of the applicable employment laws and regulations and also provide you with a plan for ensuring compliance with federal and state legal requirements in your HR policies, forms and other documentation, and management on a day-to-day basis.
Why you should Attend
Handouts You Will Receive When You Register for this Webinar:
- HR Audit Checklist
- Employee Handbook Checklist
- Checklist of Record Retention Requirements
Areas Covered in the Session
- Problem areas for HR that you need to review to ensure legal compliance
- Legal pitfalls of hiring that you need to review to ensure you are doing it correctly
- Review of important policies that must be drafted correctly including Anti-Harassment, FMLA and Employment-at-Will Policies
Identifying problematic wage and hour issues under the FLSA
- Ensuring you are in compliance with the revised 2019 FLSA proposed regulations
- Ensuring your practices avoid creating discrimination claims
- How to identify "red flags" indicating that your current practices and procedures may be creating legal risk for your organization
AND MUCH MORE!
Who Will Benefit
- General Counsel
- HR Professionals
- VP of HR
- In-House Counsel
- Outside Counsel
Matthew Burr MBA, MHRIR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR has over 11 years of experience working in the human resources field, starting his career as an Industrial Relations Intern at Kennedy Valve Manufacturing to most recently founding and managing a human resource consulting company; Burr Consulting, LLC. Prior to founding the consulting firm, the majority of his career was spent in manufacturing and healthcare. He specializes in labor and employment law, conflict resolution, performance management, labor and employment relations. Matthew has a generalist background in HR and provides strategic HR services to his clients, focusing on small and medium sized organizations.
In July 2017, Matthew started as an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Elmira College and was promoted into the Continuing Education & Business Administration Department Liaison role in July 2018. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate level business courses at Elmira College. Matthew is also the SHRM Certification Exam Instructor at the college, his students currently have an 80% pass rate on the SHRM-SCP and 92.3% pass rate on the SHRM-CP. Matthew works as a trainer Tompkins Cortland Community College, Corning Community College, Broome Community College and Penn State University. He also acts as an On-Call Mediator and Fact-Finder through the Public Employment Relations Board in New York State, working with public sector employers and labor unions.
Matthew has publications at the Cornell HR Review, Business Insider, New York State Bar Association, Expert 360 (in Australia). In early 2017, he published his first book, “$74,000 in 24 Months: How I killed my student loans (and you can too!).”
Matthew has an associate's degree in business administration from Tompkins Cortland Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Elmira College, a master's degree from the University of Illinois School of Labor and Employment Relations in Human Resources & Industrial Relations and a Master’s in Business Administration specializing in entrepreneurship from Syracuse University.
He currently holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) and the Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications.
Matthew has been featured on CNN Money, Fast Company, Fits Small Business, Magnify Money, My Twin Tiers, Namely, Student Loan Hero, Smart Sheet and CEO Blog Nation.