MEGA SESSION: Dear Helga Returns (AGAIN) with NEW and More Complicated HR Problems!

Capacity: 
1165
SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
This session will help you identify potentially hidden HR issues that exist in your organization, and identify policies that can mitigate risk if proactively implemented.
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You first met Helga and her wild employee problems at the SHRM Annual Conference in 2013 and she returned in 2014 with more unique HR situations. Well, she's baaaaaaack and her issues just keep getting more complex and critical to her organization! While we don't yet know for certain what Helga will confront in 2015, she seems focused on new problems created by the FLSA and wage and hour laws, required policy updates due to changes in the legal landscape, dealing with a complicated EEO investigation, and more! This session will focus on uncommon HR issues and examine practical, business-focused solutions that you can use immediately to solve those problems.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Presenter: 

Michael S. Cohen, J.D.

Michael S.
Cohen, J.D.

Michael S. Cohen concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law training and counseling. Mr. Cohen has trained and counseled employers throughout the country on subjects including harassment prevention; workplace diversity; discipline and discharge; hiring and recruiting practices; performance evaluations; FMLA, ADA and FLSA compliance; leave of absence policies; performance management; workplace privacy; sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace; substance abuse testing; workplace violence; records retention; conducting background checks; teens in the workplace and managing attendance problems. He has conducted trainings for executives, directors, managers, supervisors and employees in many industries, including financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retail, real estate development, law firms and human services. Mr. Cohen also has conducted trainings for executives, deans and faculty in several institutions of higher education and secondary education. He has conducted more than 150 trainings in the last year.

Follow Michael on Twitter @Cohen_HR_Law.

Location: 
Westgate Pavilion 2
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
SHRM PDCs
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Mega Session
Competency: 
HR Expertise
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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