Top Legal and Employment Law Mistakes to Avoid for HR
presented by: Chris Burke, LoVasco and James Reid, Maddin Hauser
Laws and best practices are always changing for Human Resources Professionals. Two local practitioners will walk you through an update of the top current mistakes to avoid in your HR function from an employment law and 401(k) compliance perspective. This webinar will provide practical takeaways to implement in your role right now.
The Presenters will provide insight on the following topics:
- The top 5 legal mistakes to avoid
- The top 5 retirement plan mistakes to avoid
HRCI - Submitted for 1.0 General Credit
SHRM - Pre-approved for 1.0 Credit.
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$25 for Non-Members of Detroit SHRM
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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Chris Burke, Vice President, Retirement Plan Consulting - Chris has a pivotal role at LoVasco: he is responsible for creating lasting relationships with business leaders who want to provide a rewarding retirement experience for their employees.
By offering relevant and current investment advice and financial education, Chris is able to connect with his clients which helps them to understand and implement a plan for financial success. His background in law, and as an investment advisor at a large RIA and a prominent Wall Street brokerage firm, make him well positioned to give guidance to plan participants. He helps clients grow financially and personally by creating greater comfort in their financial situation.
America is facing a retirement crisis. In a marketplace where other advisors are shying away from 401(k) advice, Chris is running towards it to aid in the crisis; LoVasco is here to show participants the power of thorough and honest financial advice. Chris aims to make the process of properly using a retirement plan, within the context of a client’s financial situation, as easy as possible and equally impactful for their employees.
James M. Reid, IV, Shareholder, Executive Committee Member, Co-Chairman - Maddin Hauser's Corporate/Employment Practice Group, and member of the Franchise and Distribution Practice Group. Mr. Reid works mainly with employers on a spectrum of employment issues including counseling and advising human resource professionals and business owners. He develops and improves employment policies and contracts, handbooks, employment agreements, non-competes, non-disclosure agreements, and unconditional release and separation agreements. Mr. Reid often provides legal assistance to employers in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, state and federal Departments of Labor, and the Unemployment Insurance Agency. He also assists employers with federal and state wage and hour audits.
Mr. Reid is a frequent local and national presenter on a wide range of employment topics. Along with providing regular advice and counsel to clients, he conducts tailored trainings for staff, management, and executive teams to guide them through the landmines and best practices for hiring, managing, and separating employees. He has also written several articles on topics including strategies for updating employee handbooks and successfully challenging claims for unemployment benefits.
Mr. Reid was named as a Michigan Super Lawyers® Rising Star from 2015 to 2018, listed as a 2017 and 2018 Top Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine, and was recognized in the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2019. In 2014, Mr. Reid received the Oakland County Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award for exceptional voluntary services benefitting the organization. He is admitted to practice before the federal and state courts of Michigan.