UPCOMING EVENTS

RESPONDING TO CHARGES OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

  • January 13-February 21, 2020
  • September 8-October 16, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course Responding to Charges of Employment Discrimination. Designed for employer representatives who are responsible for managing fair employment compliance, this “online classroom” and self-paced course provides practical guidance on how to investigate and respond to a charge of unlawful harassment, discrimination, or retaliation filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or a state or local fair employment practices agency.

Through a combination of self-paced online modules, weekly one-hour web sessions, video clips, and online discussion forums, this program focuses on practical and proven steps for managing all phases of the charge investigation process, from initial receipt and response through final resolution or referral of the case to litigation. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF WAGE & HOUR COMPLIANCE

  • February 4, 2020
  • July 21, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course Fundamentals of Wage and Hour Compliance. Covering everything from minimum wage to misclassification, this intensive course lays out all of the FLSA’s key requirements to help HR professionals and employment counsel assess their overall wage and hour compliance profile and effectively audit and manage their FLSA risks. The course covers a broad range of FLSA issues, including compensable time and off-the-clock risks, overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees, calculating regular rates of pay, and worker classification. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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ANALYZING COMPENSATION FOR EQUITY AND RISK

  • February 5, 2020
  • July 22, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course Analyzing Compensation for Equity and Risk. This interactive course teaches proven, practical strategies for identifying, assessing, and mitigating pay equity and discrimination risks. The course covers the legal and statistical concepts you need to know under Title VII, the federal Equal Pay Act, and the regulations enforced by DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). You’ll also learn strategies and tactics for defending against compensation-related investigations, audits, and lawsuits, as well as the latest state and local pay equity developments and their impact on private-sector compensation practices. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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2020 POLICY CONFERENCE

  • March 4-6, 2020

The Center for Workplace Compliance (CWC) – the nation’s largest employer association focused on workplace compliance – will hold its annual, members-only policy conference in Washington, DC on March 4-6, 2020. Organized and facilitated by NT Lakis, the conference will feature briefings from senior-level enforcement officials, policymakers, and industry experts on the major focus areas of workplace regulators including, including fair employment, wage and hour, contract compliance, diversity, immigration, labor relations, and state standards. CWC intends to submit the event for HRCI and SHRM recertification credit.

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DEVELOPING COMPLIANT AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS

  • March 17, 2020
  • July 16, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course Developing Compliant Affirmative Action Programs. This intense one-day course covers how each component of a fully compliant supply-and-service AAP should be developed and used to ensure full compliance with federal contractor EEO and affirmative action requirements. You’ll also learn how AAPs can be aligned with broader diversity and inclusion goals, including D&I representation metrics. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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MANAGING OFCCP COMPLIANCE EVALUATIONS

  • March 18, 2020
  • July 17, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course Managing OFCCP Compliance Evaluations. This course examines the key elements necessary for a successful audit outcome, including preparation, timeliness, completeness, candor, and good-faith collaboration. From desk audit preparation through resolution of alleged violations, participants will learn practical strategies and tactics for demonstrating compliance with all OFCCP-enforced requirements. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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HR COMPLIANCE IMMERSION

  • April 20-24, 2020
  • September 21-25, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course HR Compliance Immersion. This rigorous, immersion-style course consolidates and combines all of CWC’s “core curriculum” offerings and provides a solid foundation for HR professionals to effectively manage workplace requirements and risks. This five-day program delivers practical, down-to-earth explanations of dozens of federal labor and employment laws and requirements, including those addressing discrimination and harassment, affirmative action and contract compliance, minimum wage and overtime, employment verification and immigration, employee and management labor rights, and much more. The course also covers the latest developments at the state and local levels and provides practical tools to help you stay on top of evolving workplace compliance requirements. Attendees who successfully complete the course will receive CWC’s Workplace Compliance Professional Certificate at the conclusion of the program. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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INTRODUCTION TO WORKPLACE COMPLIANCE

  • May 6, 2020

NT Lakis staff will be facilitating the Center for Workplace Compliance’s (CWC) course Introduction to Workplace Compliance. This intensive, one-day program covers the most important ground rules of the employer-employee relationship, focusing on the workplace compliance requirements that present the greatest risk to employers. From affirmative action to wage and hour, and almost everything in between, this survey course taught by practicing labor and employment attorneys and policy analysts provides the information and tools you’ll need to quickly spot potential compliance issues and effectively minimize your risks of noncompliance. NOTE: Participants must complete a 1-hour online orientation module in advance of attending the classroom portion of this course. CWC courses have met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. CWC also is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

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2020 TALENT ACQUISITION COMPLIANCE SUMMIT

  • May 7-8, 2020

The Center for Workplace Compliance (CWC), a national employer association focused on workplace compliance and staffed by NT Lakis, will host its annual Talent Acquisition Compliance (TAC) Summit in Charlotte, NC on May 8-9, 2020. The TAC Summit brings together recruiters, talent acquisition managers, compliance practitioners, and in-house employment counsel to discuss practical strategies for managing talent acquisition compliance requirements and risks. CWC intends to submit the event for HRCI and SHRM recertification credit.

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2020 COMPLIANCE CONFERENCE

  • October 21-23, 2020

The Center for Workplace Compliance (CWC), a national employer association focused on workplace compliance and staffed by NT Lakis, will host its annual compliance conference in Orlando, FL on October 21-23, 2020. Reserved exclusively for members, CWC’s fall conference delivers practical solutions to everyday workplace challenges, and features sessions led by attorneys, policy analysts, and association members with experience in designing, implementing, and defending compliance and diversity programs. CWC intends to submit the event for HRCI and SHRM recertification credit.

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