Dear Helga: You're Never Going to Believe What My Employee Did

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will help you identify potentially hidden HR issues that exist in your organization as well as discuss policies that proactively implemented can mitigate risk.
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We've all said it: "I would write a book, but who would believe these stories are true?" Unfortunately, many of the tales from are far too real! Whether the situation involves the use of "interns," performance evaluations, payment of breaks or even an employee with poor grooming habits, the legal workplace has become far more complicated to manage. Join this fast-paced session to focus on common HR questions you face every day and examine practical, business-focused solutions that you can use immediately.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
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: 
S102
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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