Auditing Compensation Practices -- Common Mistakes and Practical Solutions

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn best practices for conducting an effective compensation audit that will minimize legal risk.
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Will conducting a compensation audit help you avoid liability for improper pay practices if faced with a DOL investigation or lawsuit? The answer depends on how the audit is conducted, who conducts it, and what the company does with the results of the audit. You will learn compensation audit best practices, how to get management buy-in for correcting mistakes, and practical ways to correct questionable pay practices that may minimize liability and avoid claims.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Laurence E. Stuart

Laurence E.

Larry is an experienced counselor and trial lawyer. He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and represents clients in all types of labor and employment matters, including wrongful termination and employee disloyalty litigation, development of personnel policies, implementation of workforce reductions, negotiation and drafting of employment agreements and compensation packages, union avoidance and collective bargaining, and investigations and administrative proceedings. Larry has tried cases to verdict, judgment and decision in state and federal court, before administrative agencies, and in arbitration.

Larry was named a Texas “Super Lawyer” seven times in Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters (2003-2005 and 2008-2011) and was recognized as a “Leading Labour Lawyer of the World” by Euromoney in 2003. Larry served as President and General Counsel of HR Houston, as an instructor for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Technical Assistance Program, and is an Adjunct Professor in Management in the Jones Graduate School of Business. Larry is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Society for Human Resource Management and other professional organizations and currently serves as President of Jones Partners. He is a regular speaker at national and regional human resources conferences and has authored numerous articles on employment law topics. Before founding the firm, Larry was a partner at Baker & McKenzie and co-director of the labor and employment practice at Legge Farrow.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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