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Legal & Compliance

HR is a key player in an organization’s legal and compliance structure. There are countless laws and regulations governing the employees and their relationship to the organization that HR professionals must not only understand but be able to comprehend and navigate to help ensure their organizations avoid compliance issues. NEHRA understands the pressure this responsibility puts on HR leaders and offers a variety of resources, programming, and updates to keep you current.

Annual Legal Summit
In our current ever-shifting environment, it is especially crucial for HR professionals to stay ahead of legal and legislative changes and updates. This summit equips attendees with the tools needed to prepare for upcoming local and federal modifications and give them a better overall picture of today’s employment law landscape. The day includes a combination of general sessions, breakouts and networking. Click here to check out our 2020 Virtual Summit!

Interested in speaking at the Summit? Click  here fo r details and to submit a proposal. Interested in sponsorship? Click here  for more information.

Quarterly Employment Law Updates (free for members)
Our ever-popular Employment Law Update Webinars run each quarter, covering the key developments in employment law and issues of current concern for employers and human resources professionals.  Led by Dan Klein, a partner in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw's Boston office, the Webinars are an informative hour that help ensure that you are up to speed in this vital area.  Free to NEHRA members, we know that you won't want to miss this informative program!

Developing HR Fundamentals
NEHRA’s virtual Developing HR Fundamentals Program provides HR professionals who are new to the field, are moving from a specialist to a generalist role, or who work within smaller organizations and wear many hats, with a solid foundation for a well-rounded career in human resources. The class consists of four modules, one being Talent Management. The Compliance and Employment Law session provides participants with key facts about federal, state, and local legislation with which organizations must comply; reducing risk in organizations when rules and regulations are followed. This key module enables for an improved understanding of the responsibility of HR as it relates to various legislation and regulations.

Check out the full list of NEHRA’s upcoming and on-demand Legal and Compliance related Webinars and events here .

(note: some resources may require membership to access)

Visit our Online Community  and eNewsletter archives  and use the search bar to find Legal and Compliance related discussion, articles and resources.

NEHRA Legal Helpline
The helpline provides Employment Law information for HR practitioners in response to questions submitted by a NEHRA member. Provided by Seyfarth Shaw, LLP.

NEHRA Webinar with Equifax Workforce Solutions: Understanding Recent 1-9 Guidance
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the normal protocols for onboarding new hires, including Form I-9 and E-Verify have been disrupted. Consequently, the Department of Homeland Security has issued some temporary guidelines offering flexibility around Form I-9 and Notice of Inspection (NOI) requirements. During this webinar, experts provide information for some of the developments in employment eligibility verification along with other tips and best practices for Form I-9 management.

NEHRA’s 2020 Virtual Legal Summit
Our 2020 virtual summit covered topics ranging from COVID-19 update, legal implications of managing a remote workforce, effectively managing furloughs/layoffs, effective workplace investigations, harassment in the post-#metoo era, and more! The recorded summit is available for purchase here. Stay tuned  for details on our 2021 summit!

NEHRA's Annual Partners

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