CPE Self-Study
Employment Law Update
Business Law
Text: 8.5, Online: 8.0
Feature hot topics around EEOC actions and employment litigation, this self-study course will update you on mitigating exposure for the key employment risks that every employer faces.

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Key risks and recent trends.

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs in business and industry and non-profits
  • CPAs in public practice who want to increase their knowledge of employment law issues encountered by businesses and nonprofits

Key Topics

  • 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 in all types of organizations
  • 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, and what works
  • Key trends in recent employment cases and legislation
  • Federalism

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
  • Understand that the applicability of state or federal law is a function of the concept of federalism.

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.

Featuring hot topics around EEOC actions and employment litigation, such as labor law, discrimination and whistleblower, this self-study course will update you on mitigating exposure for the key employment risks that every employer faces. Topics include:

  • Protected Health Information.
  • Sexual orientation issues.
  • Understanding the concept of Federalism.
  • Prohibiting the use of non-competes for lower level employees.
  • Results of recent court cases.

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.

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Jonathan Ingber, MST, JD, CPA

Jonathan S. Ingber has been a partner in the firm of Seldine and Ingber, CPAs since 1973 and has been an outstanding seminar leader for FICPA for 20 consecutive years. He has been a member of the Florida bar since 1971. Ingber received his bachelor's degree from Queens College of the City University of New York and an LL.B. from New York University School of Law. He was awarded the American Jurisprudence Prize in torts in 1965 and federal jurisdiction in 1966.

He has lectured on many subjects in 35 states, including corporate liquidations, partnership taxation, fiduciary accounting, complex individual income tax returns, incorporating an existing business, depreciation under MACRS, income taxation of estates and trusts, subchapter S corporations, limited liability companies, repeal of the General Utilities doctrine, alternative minimum tax, passive activity losses and credits, function of state law in resolving federal tax controversies, uniform capitalization rules, taxation of contractors, tax-free reorganizations, and more.


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CPE credits
: 8.5,
: 8.0
NASBA Field of Study
Business Law
Experience in, and knowledge of, employment law issues encountered by businesses and non-profits
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
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