From Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between: Legal, Tax, and Health Care Issues (HTOF17)
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The employer-employee relationship strains both sides in a troubled economy, and businesses need CPAs, controllers, and other advisors to provide understanding of the complex legal, tax, and health care issues associated with all aspects of employment. This course provides in-depth coverage of this critical area. Updated for coverage of the new Department of Labor exemption classification and overtime requirements.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/22/2017
When: 12/22/2017
8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: Bankers Center
5555 Banker Ave
Baton Rouge
United States
Presenter: William Taylor


Online registration is available until: 12/22/2017
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Acronym HTOF17
CPE 8 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
Management
Level Basic
Prerequisite NONE
Adv Prep NONE
Yellow Book? No
Designed For CPAs who need an in-depth understanding of employment issues
Registration Early Bird
(through 12/7)
Standard
(after 12/7)
Member $299 $349
CPA Non-Member $399 $449

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

The employer-employee relationship strains both sides in a troubled economy, and businesses need CPAs, controllers, and other advisors to provide understanding of the complex legal, tax, and health care issues associated with all aspects of employment. This course provides in-depth coverage of this critical area. Updated for coverage of the new Department of Labor exemption classification and overtime requirements.

Objectives

  • Identify the legal issues in hiring, evaluating, and firing employees
  • Discuss federal laws that curtail an employer in taking actions involving employees and applicants
  • Understand the requirements that fringe benefits and compensation programs place on employers

Topics

  • Hiring and firing issues -- What questions cannot be asked in an interview; how to document employee performance; establishing an annual review system; when an employer may and may not fire an employee, and much more
  • Employment contracts -- An analysis of the legal and planning issues in structuring employment contracts; when noncompetition agreements will and will not work
  • Employment issues in the economy -- Telecommuters and other special situations
  • Legal liability issues -- Recognition of age discrimination, sex discrimination, FSLA issues, minimum wage, overtime, sexual harassment, and more
  • Fringe benefit issues -- COBRA, Family and Medical Leave Act, and what is new in health care
  • Medical plans: who is a full-time employee?