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    Don’t be spooked by H.R. compliance: the Small to Mid-Sized Employer’s HR Survival Kit

    Date: October 29, 2019, 8:00am – 4:30pm
    Rowan College at Gloucester County 1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080 Room BAC 500
    8:00 - 8:30 registration
    8:30 - 4:30 program
    $75 for member / $95 for non-member Includes: Continental Breakfast and hot buffet lunch
    Event Type:
    Full day workshop
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    Armando Riccio, Esq         Carol Asselta, SPHR, SHRM-SCP                      Chrissy Magnotta                                                                     

                Brooke Razor, Esq.                                      Bethann DuBois, SPHR


    The Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey has partnered with the

    Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce and Presents:

    Don't Be Spooked By HR Compliane -- HR Survival Kit


    This seminar will provide information and tools that will help you manage the life-cycle of an employee.  The program will start with a legal update.

    Legal Update

    A review of the most recent employment laws which require compliance by employers of all sizes including the new New Jersey Wage Theft Law, New Jersey’s Salary History Ban, the “Anti-Arbitration Act,” expanded application of the New Jersey Family Leave Act, non-compete/non-disclosure agreements and recent case law updates.

    The Essentials of Hiring and On-Boarding

    This section will cover recruitment and hiring resources and processes (job description; posting/advertising), interviewing (sample questions), employment applications, background checks, offers, post offer processing and on-boarding.

    Notices, Training and Handbook Essentials

    Notices required upon hiring, employee compliance training, handbook policies including disclaimers, anti-harassment/discrimination/retaliation policies, complaint processes and investigations, no expectation of privacy policies, wage and hour safe harbor.

    How to Practice Safe Benefit Management

    Understanding eligibility rules ( Plan documents vs handbook vs “but we’ve always done it this way”), Timely enrollments, Qualifying events, Cobra events, LOA traps (Workers compensation, STD, LTD), Other traps (Life insurance waiver of premium, LTD waiver of premium & claims, Voluntary life/ltd portability, waiver of premium and claims)

    Wage and Hour Issues by Brooke Razor, Esq.

    Misclassification issues including exempt vs. non-exempt, independent contractors, and other common violations, Dept of Labor audits and investigations.

    Top Discipline and Discharge Consideration

                    Documentation, uniformity, common mistakes, unemployment compensation



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    Certification credit:  This program is pending approval for 6.75 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.  Please be sure to note the program ID number on your recertification application form.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


    The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program.  It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.


    Approved -  7 PDC's