Documenting Without Tears - Half-Day Employment program
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Pierce Atwood LLP Employment Group
Merrill's Wharf 254 Commercial Street Portland, Maine 04101
Pierce Atwood Employment Group Half-Day Program
The Moving Finger writes; and having writ
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.
If Omar Khayyam were writing today, he might refer to typing, clicking and deleting, but his message would be the same – we can’t undo the past. What we document becomes a record that we can’t change. Yet we are required to document so many things that it can be overwhelming always to keep an eye on the future implications of the records we are (or aren’t) creating.
Think of driving – it’s something we do all the time, but we can train ourselves to drive defensively, thereby reducing the risk of injury from hazards we may or may not be able to see. So it can be with documenting.
Join us for a half-day program devoted to Defensive Documenting. We’ll look at how employers should document along the entire course of the employment relationship, with a few important detours along the way. Topics will include: Applications ? Background checks ? Job descriptions ? Job offers ? I-9s ? Training ? Performance management ? Email ? Personnel files ? Litigation holds ? Investigations ? Privileges ? OSHA ? Workers comp ? FMLA ? Accommodations ? Discipline & terminations ? Unemployment ? Record retention & access ? Subpoenas.
The program will be followed by a light lunch. Please arrive before 8:30 so we can be sure to conclude in time for lunch at noon.
There is no cost to attend this program. Please note that there is no webcast of our half-day programs. We want to see you in person!
Please note, visitor parking is very limited. It is recommended that you leave extra time to find parking. We have 10 visitor parking spots labeled "PA Visitor." Be sure not to park in any spot labeled "Reserved" as this may result in your vehicle being towed. If all of the "PA Visitor" spots are taken, please consider the following options:
For garage parking, use the Fore Street Garage located at 427 Fore Street; or
Fisherman's Wharf, located on the corner of 202 Commercial Street.