Employment Law Update

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    This is a half-day program
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Now is a crucial time for employers to review their policies and procedures to ensure compliance for 2017! Receive all of the essential updates you need in this comprehensive, half-day workshop presented by Michigan State University.

This course will focus on current and emerging legal issues affective Human Resources Professionals. Employment Law Update has been developed for HR professionals who want to stay current in workplace law and for those who want to manage risk and maintain organizational compliance.

In this time-saving program, you will learn to navigate recent statutory and judicial developments that have an impact on human resources management.

Limit your legal liability by ensuring your organization's compliance with new laws. Topics include the following:

  • New white-collar examples under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Correctly identifying independent contractors and employees
  • Social media and applicant/employee privacy
  • Bring Your Own Mobile Device (BYOMD)
  • The risks of recording in the workplace
  • Medical marijuana
  • The impact of the NLRB’s recent rulings
  • The potential impact of U.S. Supreme Court cases
  • Gender identify and sexual orientation
  • Pregnancy discrimination
  • Other developments that have arisen over the past year
  • Arrest and conviction records


Angela Hall Angela T. Hall, JD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She received her JD from Florida State University, College of Law and her PhD from Florida State University, College of Business. She has previously been on the faculties of Florida State University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Angela practiced law full-time. Her research interests include employee accountability and employee legal claiming. She has taught a wide variety of courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels including business law, organizational behavior, human resources, leadership, and employee training and development. Angela has also authored learning modules and cases for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).



Registration fee: $395

  • Registration fees include all course materials and continental breakfast
  • Travel and hotel expenses are not included
  • Space is limited, so we advise registering as soon as possible to secure your participation

Program times:

Registration & continental breakfast: 8:00am - 8:30am
Program time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
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  • Applying by mail or fax... Please download our catalog to fill out your registration information and send it by fax to (517) 432-0138 or by mail to:

    Human Resources Executive Education
    School of Human Resources and Labor Relations
    South Kedzie Hall
    368 Farm Lane, Room S423
    East Lansing, MI 48824


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