Jeanelle Lust and Kevin McManaman are part of the faculty set to present “Human Resource Law from Start to Finish” at a National Business Institute seminar in Omaha on October 29, 2015. Ms. Lust will discuss current developments in workplace behavior and privacy which will cover employee surveillance, searching employees’ desks, smartphones and vehicles, monitoring employee communications, off-duty behavior, and workplace violence. Ms. Lust will also present on various employment laws such as the Family and Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination and Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
Mr. McManaman is scheduled to discuss Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century which will cover guidelines for determining if an organization should or shouldn’t have handbooks as well as whether it is better to revise an old handbook or to start fresh. He will also discuss wage and benefit issues such as state-specific wage and hour laws, what qualifies as overtime, things to be aware of with salaried exempt employees versus salaried non-exempt employees, and handling wage deductions.