Documentation: One of HR’s Most Crucial Tasks
May 2nd, 2017 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET
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According to recent EEOC stats, discrimination charges are on the rise. The Department of Labor is cracking down on wage and hour violations. Auditors with Immigration and Customs Enforcement are singling out businesses and poring over I-9s and other employment records. This webinar outlines the latest documentation strategies to help minimize your legal exposure while implementing best practices for properly documenting employment issues so that they don’t escalate to litigation. The presentation will cover topics such as:
- When to use written versus oral reprimands
- Different types of ways to document employee issues based on level of severity
- How to document internal investigations
- How to protect the attorney-client privilege in internal human resources documentation
- How to use strategically use handbooks and other personnel policies
- Tips for verbal counseling and how that counseling should be documented
About the Presenter
Shira R. Yoshor focuses her practice on labor and employment matters and a wide variety of complex commercial litigation. She regularly counsels employers on managing workplace issues, drafts employment agreements, handbooks and policies, litigates non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, and investigates claims and complaints by employees. Shira received a B.A. from Yeshiva University and her J.D. from the University of Chicago.
About the Presenter
Jack S. Gearan is an associate in the Boston office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Jack concentrates his practice in employment law where he regularly represents employers in all areas of employment law, including litigation of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and non-compete cases, as well as numerous other personnel and workplace issues. Jack also provides counsel to senior management and human resource personnel on various employment law compliance matters, such as leaves of absence, exempt status classification under the FLSA and state law, employee discipline and restrictive covenant agreements. Jack received a B.A. from Georgetown University and his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School.