We are please to make available to you our "Fundamentals of Employee Handbooks" PowerPoint presentation. To download the presentation, click here. To open the presentation after downloading it, click the presentation then leave the password blank and click the 'read only' button. The presentation walks you through many of the most important consideration in drafting employee handbooks, including policies which many employers should consider adopting. It is a valuable tool for business owners, executives, and human resource professionals. There is no charge for this presentation, and it may be used and distributed for any non-commercial purpose.
There is still time to sign up for the Human Resources Boot Camp seminar to be presented by the National Business Institute at the Hyatt Place Richmond Airport, 4401 South Laburnum Avenue, in Richmond, Virginia on October 10, 2018. The program will begin at 9:00 AM with "FLSA Essentials: Practically Applying the Most Recent Legal Perspectives," taught by Ray Hogge. The second segment, "Using Handbooks to Protect Against Legal Liabilities: With Example Policies," also will be taught by Ray Hogge. The segments presented by other instructors will be "Social Media Policies: Balancing Employer Needs and Employee Rights," "Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace: Marijuana and Other Considerations," and "Employee Relations: Legal Solutions for Sensitive Workplace Issues." The program will conclude at 4:30 PM. It has been approved for 6.0 hours of Virginia mandatory continuing legal education credit for attorneys, 6.0 hours of continuing professional education credit for accountants, and 6.0 hours of recertification credit hours for certified payroll professionals. For more information or to register, click here or visit the NBI website at nbi-sems.com.
On June 7, 2017, the National Business Institute will present a full-day seminar, “Human Resources Law: What You Need to Know,” in Norfolk, Virginia. This will be a basic to intermediate level program designed for human resource professionals, executives, business owners, accountants, and attorneys. Printed materials will be provided at the seminar, and the faculty will consist of experienced employment law attorneys including Ray Hogge. The topics to be covered will include:
To learn more about the seminar and to register for it, visit the National Business Institute website at www.nbi-sems.com. The program should be added to their website in March, but we encourage you to save the date on your calendar now.
Hogge Law is pleased to announce that Ray Hogge will serve as a presenter at the June 15, 2016 seminar by National Business Institute, “Human Resource Law from Start to Finish.” Save the date!
New White Paper Available: A Primer on Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
We are pleased to make available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com the white paper, A Primer on Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Hogge Law is pleased to announce that attorney Ray Hogge has been awarded a rating of 10.0 by Avvo.com. This is the highest Avvo rating a lawyer can receive.
The presentation "Strategies for Defense of Workers' Compensation Claims" is now available. To download it (pdf format) click here.
The PowerPoint presentation "How to Handle the Death of an Employee" is now available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com.
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How to Conduct a Lawful Workplace Investigation (pdf)
How to Conduct an Employment Law Audit (PowerPoint)
Retaliation Claims - What They Are and How to Prevent Them (pdf)
Managing the Risks of Wrongful Discharge Claims (PowerPoint)
Negotiating Separation (Severance) Agreements (pdf)