HR Basics – A Crash Course in Employment Law | May 21


Attorneys Randall Sutton, David Briggs, Jennifer Paul and Therese Adams will present at The Salem Human Resource Management Association’s HR Basics seminar on employment law.


When: Thursday, May 21, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.)

Where: Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry (CCBI), 626 High St. NE, Salem, Oregon.

Seminar Details: As you know, employment laws are complicated. A manager or supervisor’s mistake can result in costly employee lawsuits and liability for the company. Please join us for this all-day course designed for both novice and experienced HR professionals, supervisors, and administrative staff. This seminar focuses on the issues that are most likely to get an employer into trouble. Designed to give a big picture review in a short amount of time, this seminar will help you avoid the many traps, potholes and landmines of employment law. The seminar is full of practical advice and interactive sessions.

This one-day seminar is ideal for: Business owners, managers and supervisors: Management employees are usually at the center of an employment lawsuit. The employment laws have little to do with common sense. When you “don’t know what you don’t know,” it is difficult to avoid liability. This seminar will help you spot red flags and provide solutions for common employee relations challenges. Supervisors and managers who encounter HR issues will learn a great deal from this overview. Both novice and experienced HR professionals and administrative staff will benefit from the comprehensive overview and targeted practical solutions that they can take back to their workplace.

Topics Covered Will Include: Legal Hiring Practices | Wage & Hour Fundamentals | Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation | Legislative Update | Marijuana Legalization | Leave & Disability Laws | Handling Problem Employees | Problem Solving Exercises

Cost: $99.00 per person for SHRM members. $125.00 for non-members.  Includes continental breakfast & refreshments.  Lunch on your own.

Registration: To register, please visit Course discounts available to SHRMA members.  Information about SHRMA membership is also available on the website. Approved for 6.5 hours of HRCI recertification credit and recognized by SHRM for 6.5 hours of Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.  Questions? Contact Samantha Curtis at or (503) 399-1070.