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    Ruder Ware Legal Updates

    Date: January 11, 2018, 7:30am – 10:00am
    Hilton Garden Inn
    2101 N. Mountain Road
    Wausau, WI 54401
    Free to CWSHRM Members - $35 Guest Fee
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    Check In: 7:15am - 7:30am

    Program: 7:30am - 10:00am

    Program Description: Sara Ackermann of Ruder Ware will cover important legal updates to be aware of in the new year.

    Presenter Information: Sara is a sought after presenter, and presents nationwide on topics affecting HR professionals. Actively involved in the local Society of Human Resource Management chapter, serving as a board member, she is connected to the HR community and is therefore skilled at providing solutions to real-life situations. She counsels clients in the private sector from a broad range of industries. Her experience includes:

    • Counseling employers on every aspect of federal and state employment laws, including laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, background checks, employee privacy, wrongful discharge, antidiscrimination, anti-harassment, plant closing and mass lay-off, wage and hour, family medical leave, and reasonable accommodation.
    • Representing employers in employment litigation matters and in the administrative setting including Wisconsin and Minnesota state and federal agencies.
    • Guiding employers in conducting workplace investigations.
    • Representing employers in Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Department of Labor (DOL) audits.
    • Reviewing employer wage and hour practices including, exempt/non-exempt position classifications, meal/rest break practices, off the clock and record keeping issues.
    • Drafting employee handbooks, separation agreements, disciplinary memoranda, affirmative action plans, employment contracts, non-compete agreements and independent contractor agreements.
    • Conducting employment law training, including but not limited to, sexual harassment training for employees and "employment law basics" training for management.

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