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August 22-29, 2018

OADA Seminar: Takin' Care of Business: Navigating Tricky H.R. Issues At Your Dealership

Various locations around the state

The Course

This training program is designed to provide dealer principals, human resource professionals, supervisors, and managers with the information and skills needed to effectively manage HR-related obligations, including handling employee leaves and accommodation issues, and avoiding the numerous and ever-changing legal pitfalls present in the workplace. Over the 4-hour presentation, we will discuss topics such as:

1.  Managing Employee Leaves of Absence.  How to navigate and comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act, workers' compensation leave, pregnancy/childbirth leave issues, and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).

2.  Identifying and Responding to Employee Complaints and Workplace Concerns.  Talking about harassment and the #metoo movement; drug and alcohol testing and dealing with Ohio's legalization of marijuana; dealing with gender identity/transgender issues including those in the bathroom and discussion of the recent federal court decision affecting Ohio; and workplace violence, including changes under Ohio law regarding employees with concealed carry permits.

3.  Documenting the HR File.  Creating and reviewing personnel files; guidelines for reference checks; reviewing record retention policies; and the most common wage and hour issues for Dealers.

4.  Employment and Labor Law Developments under the Trump Administration.

Participants Of This Event Will Receive:

Our Presenter

Melanie Webber is a partner in the Cleveland office of Fisher Phillips, a nationwide labor and employment law firm. Melanie is a frequent speaker for OADA and advises employers regarding positive, pro-active employment relations programs including employee opinion surveys, employment practice audits, and supervisory training. She also assist employers with preventive, internal human resource practice and wage-hour audits. Melanie frequently lectures on a variety of employment law issues including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), sexual harassment and maintaining union-free status. Previously, Melanie worked in human resources management for seven years at two Northeast Ohio area manufacturing companies.

Where and When (the seminar at all locations will be from 8:30am-12:30pm, with registration beginning at 8:00am

Akron
Wednesday, August 22
Hilton Akron Fairlawn
3180 W. Market Street, Akron

Cincinnati
Wednesday, August 29
Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association Training Center
6435 Centre Park Drive, West Chester

Columbus
Tuesday, August 28
Crowne Plaza Dublin
600 Metro Place North, Dublin

Toledo
Thursday, August 23
Hilton Garden Inn - Toledo
6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg

Cost

The registration fee for this seminar is $150 per participant. If you cancel your registration three business days in advance of the seminar, you will receive a full refund. Last minute cancellations and no-shows will receive the course materials in light of tuition paid, but will not be refunded.

If your dealership is a member of the Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, or Toledo Automobile Dealers Associations, contact DeAnna Zahniser at OADA for a special offer. To take advantage of any special offers, attendees MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 8. After August 8, all registrants will pay the full course fee of $150. DeAnna can be reached at 614-923-2231, or dzahniser@oada.com.

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2018-08-22 08:30:00 2018-08-29 12:30:00 America/Detroit OADA Seminar: Takin' Care of Business: Navigating Tricky H.R. Issues At Your Dealership The Course This training program is designed to provide dealer principals, human resource professionals, supervisors, and managers with the information and skills needed to effectively manage HR-related obligations, including handling employee leaves and accommodation issues, and avoiding the numerous and ever-changing legal pitfalls present in the workplace. Over the 4-hour presentation, we will discuss topics such as: 1.  Managing Employee Leaves of Absence.  How to navigate and comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act, workers' compensation leave, pregnancy/childbirth leave issues, and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). 2.  Identifying and Responding to Employee Complaints and Workplace Concerns.  Talking about harassment and the #metoo movement; drug and alcohol testing and dealing with Ohio's legalization of marijuana; dealing with gender identity/transgender issues including those in the bathroom and discussion of the recent federal court decision affecting Ohio; and workplace violence, including changes under Ohio law regarding employees with concealed carry permits. 3.  Documenting the HR File.  Creating and reviewing personnel files; guidelines for reference checks; reviewing record retention policies; and the most common wage and hour issues for Dealers. 4.  Employment and Labor Law Developments under the Trump Administration. Participants Of This Event Will Receive: Copy of the Presentation; Comprehensive Reference Manual; FMLA Compliance Checklist; Application for Employment (for Ohio); Reference Checking Forms; FCRA Compliance Packet; Investigation Checklist; HR File Set Up Checklist; Record Retention Chart; Sample Performance Evaluation Form; Sample Authorization for Payroll Deductions; Sample Violence in the Workplace Policy; and FLSA Compliance Tips for Dealers. Our Presenter Melanie Webber is a partner in the Cleveland office of Fisher Phillips, a nationwide labor and employment law firm. Melanie is a frequent speaker for OADA and advises employers regarding positive, pro-active employment relations programs including employee opinion surveys, employment practice audits, and supervisory training. She also assist employers with preventive, internal human resource practice and wage-hour audits. Melanie frequently lectures on a variety of employment law issues including the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), sexual harassment and maintaining union-free status. Previously, Melanie worked in human resources management for seven years at two Northeast Ohio area manufacturing companies. Where and When (the seminar at all locations will be from 8:30am-12:30pm, with registration beginning at 8:00am AkronWednesday, August 22Hilton Akron Fairlawn3180 W. Market Street, Akron CincinnatiWednesday, August 29Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association Training Center6435 Centre Park Drive, West Chester ColumbusTuesday, August 28Crowne Plaza Dublin600 Metro Place North, Dublin ToledoThursday, August 23Hilton Garden Inn - Toledo6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg Cost The registration fee for this seminar is $150 per participant. If you cancel your registration three business days in advance of the seminar, you will receive a full refund. Last minute cancellations and no-shows will receive the course materials in light of tuition paid, but will not be refunded. If your dealership is a member of the Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, or Toledo Automobile Dealers Associations, contact DeAnna Zahniser at OADA for a special offer. To take advantage of any special offers, attendees MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 8. After August 8, all registrants will pay the full course fee of $150. DeAnna can be reached at 614-923-2231, or dzahniser@oada.com. Register Here! Various locations around the state