Employer's Handbook: Legal, Tax, and Health Care Issues – Webcast

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Jun 22, 2021

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time

Fees

Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

The employer-employee relationship strains both sides in uncertain times, 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, especially now. This course provides in-depth coverage of this critical area. Updated and supplemented throughout the year for breaking developments.

Designed For

CPAs who need an in-depth understanding of employment issues.

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

Major Subjects

  • 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, FLSA 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?

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email profdev@orcpa.org.


Leaders

Jason Carney

Jason W. Carney, CPA, CISA, PMP, CISSP, CCSP, Esq., is a Lead Information Security Analyst with Thomson Reuters. He has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting, consulting, and industry. His specialties include information security, tax problem resolution, and data analysis. Jason has worked in Federal Finance, Information Security, and Tax.

Jason is a member of the Minnesota Bar and was a President’s Scholar at the University of Saint Thomas Law School. He co-founded the Scott County Conciliation Clinic and represents impoverished debtors pro bono in association with the Volunteer Lawyers Network. He wrote “What is Business Intelligence and Why Should CPAs Care?” for Footnote magazine and contributed to the upcoming publication What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Client Trust Accounts.

(3/18/21)