Employers Can Now Require Individual Arbitrations, But Should You?

Employers Can Now Require Individual Arbitrations, But Should You?
Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The employer community is buzzing over a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis regarding enforced employment arbitration clauses, which preclude employees from joining together in large class action arbitrations. Please join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn if the Epic Systems decision is as epic as hyped and learn if class action waivers are truly a panacea for your company to avoid expensive lawsuits.

What You Will Learn:

  • What Epic Systems is all about and how it affects you
  • If arbitration is worthwhile
  • Differences between and state and federal arbitration requirements
  • How to design an arbitration provision
  • Alternatives to arbitration

Expert Presenter:
Donald SchargDonald H. Scharg is a member of Bodman PLC. He is a former member of the Michigan Chamber Board of Directors and is currently a member of its Health and Human Resources Committee. He has received recognition as both a speaker and an author for management on wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, workplace misconduct, employee relations, wage-hour, remaining union free, contract negotiations, and substance abuse testing.

Certification:
One (1) credit for the MI Chamber Basic or Advanced Human Resource Compliance Certification Program.
One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.