Workplace Violence is more than just headlines… it hurts your people and your bottom line, with lost time, turnover, lawsuits and enforcement actions. Supervisors and Managers the Number One cause of death and serious injury are Workplace Violence. An average related lawsuit award is $3MM. The average settlement is $600K. Can you afford not to know the risks and remedies?Learning ObjectivesThe scope and imp..
As enterprises have been growing far and wide, often international in scope, we find ourselves as executives and managers with our talent spread farther and farther, often at dozens and hundreds of locations. How do we ‘get a better handle’ on all this?Learning Objectives By attending, you will understand how to even more effectively: Boost productivity at every locationSignificantly cut down o..
A Leer, A Pat, A Joke, A Gesture, An Innuendo, A Kiss: Are You Prepared To Be the Next Social Media Blitz, Identified on #MeToo, or a Headline in the Newspaper?
Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Garrison Keillor, members of Congress, and various State lawmakers have been accused of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. But there is a difference between pulling one’s pants down in front of a female colleague at work and touching a woman on her buttocks during a photo op—isn’t there? What is that difference? Are both examples considered sexua..
HR's Office Holiday Party Guide: How to Avoid Common Legal Liability and Safety Issues for a Positive Workplace Event
The holiday party is always a morale booster. But for some, it’s also a time when employers could find themselves in a legal mess related to pay, harassment, discrimination, and other legal issues potentially.For starters, employers should look at how they handle holiday pay for exempt and non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Have you also thought of the followingFLSA requirements around ho..
Suppliers and CMO’s must be selected following a rigorous formalized procedure. This webinar will describe a compliant program based on regulatory requirements. Phases of supplier and CMO selection from initial telephone inquiry to the quality survey to qualification audit will be explained. The qualification audit will be described with key points to evaluate explained. How to deal with uncooperative suppl..
This webinar discusses the genesis of RFIs, their development in the industry and frequent common use. The webinar discusses the impact of RFIs on construction projects, drawing upon data provided by a global construction software provider and other studies to assess how RFIs and the RFI process impact both small and large scale construction projects. The webinar addresses the abuse of the RFI process exami..
The current technology-driven turbulent business environment presents many challenges to business manager. One primary challenge is the ability to predict and plan for the future which is unexpectedly unpredictable.Changes are constant.Companies struggle to find ways to find manage resources and find ways to thrive and survive in this turbulent business environment.Traditional budgeting has been overtaken b..
Workplace negativity affects more people and organizations today than ever. Managers and team members alike report being more stressed as they are being asked to do more with less. Learn to create a positive, more productive workplace by developing practical strategies to relieve stress. As a manager or executive, learn to align with company values designed to help employees perform at their best. Acknowled..
When you participate in this enlightening session, you’ll learn from Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, a variety of tips and techniques to help you create and automate your Excel charts. David discusses several helpful features, including the Recommended Charts feature, the Slicer feature, the Sparkline feature, the PivotChart feature, and more. In addition, he explains how to avoid repetitive formatting, ..
Why is the Statement of Cash Flows so important and what will you learn from analyzing it. In this session, you will learn about the three parts of the Statement of Cash Flows and we will break each one down accordingly. You will understand that a company can show their sales increasing every year and also show they are making profits. However, if they cannot generate cash flow from their daily operations t..
“The future belongs to individuals and companies who embrace the entrepreneurial spirit, whether that is inside or outside a company. The fundamental question is what is going to have people get motivated and inspired to make their highest contribution? What is going to get them fired up to do what they came here to do?” From “The Rise of the Intrapreneur”, Fast Company. As a company grows it naturally beco..
Employee handbooks have been a tool for Employers from small to large companies for several years. Many companies elect to have employee handbooks and utilize employee handbook templates that are provided on-line which we call “cookie-cutter handbook” since they are created as a “one size fits all”. Unfortunately, employee handbooks can be a huge risk if not updated regularly, adapted to each company, refle..
This webinar will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and distinguish the important differences between it and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Pregnancy Disability Leave. It is vital that employers who conduct business in California or have employees in California be aware of the important differences, which can result in heavy fines for non-compliance for the employer.Learning Objective..
This session will cover the US Taxation of Expatriates. Specifically, we will focus on the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, the Foreign Tax Credit and State Tax Issues. During the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion section, we will discuss the two tests to qualify for this exclusion and the additional housing exclusion. During the Foreign Tax Credit section, we will discuss the difference between US and Foreig..
A whistleblower or qui tam action can provide financial rewards to individuals who provide information that a company, hospital or individual has defrauded the government. The primary statutes under which this relief may be sought are the federal and state False Claims Acts (“FCAs”). State and federal governments pay hundreds of billions of dollars each year for pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, hospit..