HR Sticky Situations: How Would You Respond?

$270 Members / $295 Future Members

Employers are regularly faced with difficult HR scenarios that require immediate action. Your response to these time-sensitive matters needs to be carefully managed so you are compliant with applicable state and federal laws as well as your own workplace policies.

Please join us for this BRAND NEW full-day interactive workshop that will present real HR situations for you to analyze and solve. We will work with you to develop reasoned approaches to reach the recommended response. You will have an opportunity to work through the scenarios and your resolution and then we will analyze the legal ramifications and risk involved. You will also get direction on what policies and procedures you should have in place to help you better manage these situations when they do arise.


  • Overview
  • Introduction of HR scenarios
  • Quick and dirty analysis through small group discussions
  • Legal debriefing of the potential legal implications present in each situation
  • Guidance on the best approach to each scenario
  • Tips on the policies that should already be in place
  • Wrap-up

Expert Presenters:
Speaker Maureen Rouse-AyoubMaureen Rouse-Ayoub is the Chair of Bodman PLC’s Workplace Law Group, where she concentrates her practice in labor and employment law, providing advice and counsel and exclusively representing management in the private and public sectors. She has represented management in state and federal court with significant success obtaining summary judgments for employers. She has also represented clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, the Department of Labor & Economic Growth, Wage and Hour Division, as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.

Speaker Aaron GravesAaron Graves is a member of Bodman PLC’s Workplace Law Group, where he focuses his practice in labor and employment law, providing a broad spectrum of employment matters such as pre-hire screening, discrimination, harassment, wage-hour, policy administration, substance abuse, FMLA, discipline, whistleblower, retaliation, discharge, and plant closings/reductions in force. He is also experienced in the professional staff privileging and peer review issues unique to the health care industry.

Speaker Charles RussmanCharles Russman is a member of Bodman PLC’s Workplace Law Group and works on benefits and compensation issues, including the Affordance Care Act (ACA) compliance, retirement plans, fiduciary duties and health and welfare benefits. In addition to benefits and compensation, he is the head of the data privacy and security group at Bodman PLC, which focuses on all aspects of data privacy and security, including data breach prevention and response, privacy policies, negotiating with vendors regarding privacy, regulatory compliance (such as HIPAA and financial privacy rules), data risk assessment and risk mediation, record retention and establishing and revising internal privacy practices.

This seminar qualifies as six (6) credits toward the Basic or Advanced Human Resource Certification Programs. This program has been approved for four-and-a-half (4.5) HR (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This program has been approved for four-and-a-half (4.5) PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.