Businesses and non-profits today face an explosion of EEOC actions and employment litigation that can threaten the organization’s financial stability as well as its reputation. This course will update you on, and provide tips about mitigating exposure for, the key employment risks that every employer faces: cyber issues such as social media, device and internet use, wrongful termination, retaliation, whistleblowers, all types of discrimination and harassment, workplace safety, wage and hour laws, immigration issues, laws such as the FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, COBRA, FLSA, and more. Know how to react to developing employment issues, understand recent trends in employment claims, and arm yourself with the knowledge and assessment tools that can make a difference for your employer or your clients.
CPAs who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.
- Measure risk in the primary areas of employment exposures
- Determine if your organization is current and compliant in cyber related issues affecting websites, devices, social media, and more
- Develop and enhance policies and procedures in response to identified employment risks
- Understand trends in retaliation, discrimination, disability, wrongful termination, and other high-risk areas of employment law
- Identify and implement measures to deter and reduce developing
employment-related legal exposures
- Employment issues related to social media, e-device and BYOD, Internet use, and website contents
- Wrongful termination, at-will employment, constructive discharge and retaliation
- Age, race/national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, genetic, religious, disability, and other forms of discrimination
- Dealing with whistleblowers
- Wage and hour issues and immigration/undocumented workers
- Using mediation and arbitration to resolve employment disputes
- Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, HIPAA, COBRA, ERISA, and more
- When and why some employers are hit with multimillion dollar verdicts in favor of former employees
- Noncompete, nondisclosure, and nonsolicitation agreements
Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits.
- *AICPA members deduct an additional $30 from applicable price.
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Beth Stenberg, CPA
AICPA/Professional Development Institute
Beth Stenberg, CPA
Ms. Stenberg is currently the Financial Advisor for the Minority Caucus of the merged Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government. She was the CFO of Jefferson County before the merger in 2003. Ms. Stenberg advises the council on financial issues of their $800+ million budget with over 7,000 employees. Prior to 1999, she worked in the Farm Credit System for 23 years in capacities such as Vice President, Financial Services and Chief Information Officer. She also owned a construction company that specialized in commercial and residential remodeling.
From 2000 to 2004 she served on the Governmental Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council, where she served as the Vice-Chairman for three years. In 2003, Beth served on AGA’s pilot program to develop a certification program for Excellence in Governmental Performance Reporting. In 2006 and 2007 Beth served as Chairman of the Governmental Committee and is a past member of the Financial Literacy Task Force for the Kentucky Society of CPAs. Since 2007, she has served on the Board of the Kentucky Society of CPAs.
Ms. Stenberg taught in Tajikistan as well as with the Farm Credit System before coming to the AICPA, where she teaches continuing professional education courses to state societies and professional organizations nationwide. Beginning with the 2006 CPE year, Ms. Stenberg authored two payroll tax manuals and effective with the 2009 season a course on Individual Retirement Accounts. Beth is a 2007 and 2008 AICPA Distinguished Speaker recipient.