Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make: Avoiding Legal Issues in Employment

Date08/31/2017   |   Time9:30 am - 12:30 pm  

Huntington Bank Room Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
325 Michigan Street
Toledo, OH 43604
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Contact: Toni Shoola, Associate Director
Phone: 419-241-9513

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This workshop is eligible for 3 hours in the Leadership & Human Resources Track of the Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

This workshop provides 3.0 CFRE credits.  

Workshop description: 
This workshop will provide practical information regarding compliance with employment law, and avoiding potential litigation. This interactive session will include a review and update of the most important areas of employment law, current issues, and proposed employment laws that employers need to be aware of, with particular emphasis and application to non-profits and their employees. Preventive measures to avoid litigation and practical advice for developing and revising  policies and procedures will be provided. Recent developments in federal law and federal agency regulations will be addressed. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions.

Target Audience: This workshop is for any manager with human resources responsibilities, up to and including COO/CEO. 

Presenter's Bio:
Patty Wise is a labor and employment lawyer and a partner with Niehaus Wise & Kalas.  She is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a specialist in that area of practice.  She was appointed by Chair Jenny Yang to the EEOC Select Task Force on Workplace Harassment and is a member of the SHRM Labor Relations Special Expertise Panel which she co-chaired from 2014-15.  Patty carries Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent rating and has published books on harassment and retaliation.  Patty was recently the keynote speaker for the EEOC Technical Assistance Program Seminar in Indianapolis.

Patty is a former senior vice president and in-house counsel for a multi-billion dollar bank holding company and has been an adjunct or visiting professor at the University of Toledo College of Law since 1999.  In 2014, she was appointed by the Supreme Court of Ohio to serve as a member of the Board of Professional Conduct.  She continues to serve clients of all sizes in a variety of industries and professions. 

She is a frequent speaker for state banking associations, SHRM and serves on the faculty of the Human Resources School of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.  She served as special counsel for the Ohio Attorney General from 2003-2007. 

 Event Logistics:

  • The cost of the workshop does not include lunch.
  • Workshop slides will be emailed to you prior to the workshop.
  • Coffee and water will be provided.

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