Education & Events

Upcoming Webinars

HR's Role in Keeping Secrets: How to Protect Confidential Information
April 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Confidential information such as customer lists, employee salaries, succession planning, pricing, specialized operating processes, business strategies, product innovations and other sensitive information that are vital company assets must be protected.

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn about enforceable non-compete, confidentiality and trade secret agreements and how to protect trade secrets and inventions through such agreements.
Medical Marihuana in the Workplace
April 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Stay in front of medical marihuana developments as they impact employers in Michigan and the 23 states that allow such use.

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to confirm the best practices for employee usage and testing policies.
Union Retiree Health Benefits: You Can Now Modify or Eliminate
April 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
In a significant win for employers, the United States Supreme Court recently invalidated a judicial inference that union retiree health insurance benefits are vested for life in the absence of specific language to the contrary.

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn how employers with union retiree health benefit obligations may be able to take advantage of the M&G decision to modify or eliminate health insurance for their union retirees.
When an Employee Dies: HR Legal Essentials
May 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
The death of an employee must be handled with great care. In addition to communication and staffing issues, employers are responsible for promptly and compassionately handling many procedures that are governed by state and federal law.

Join us for this comprehensive 60-minute webinar to learn about the legal practicalities that must be addressed when an employee dies.
Pre-Employment Screening: Legal & Effective Use in Hiring
May 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Thorough and adequate pre-employment screening is essential to avoiding and preventing workplace security and safety concerns, workplace violence, employee-related corporate scandals, inadvertent access to confidential information of other employers, potential loss of company trade secrets, and plain-old employment litigation claims.

At the same time, pre-employment inquiries, screening, and testing are subject to federal and state laws. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to better understand the ins and outs and limits of permissible pre-employment screening and how you can use it legally and effectively during the hiring process.