Training Announcement: September 16, 2014

Employment Law Basics

Presented by Christine Thelen

Employment Law Basics | Trupp HRCompliance with key employment laws is the foundation upon which many HR policies and procedures are built. Navigating these complicated laws can be tricky but with basic guidance, business leaders can create a work environment that is not only compliant, but also fosters a healthy engaged workforce that contributes to the success of an organization. This class will cover federal, state, and local leave laws, ADAAA, discrimination and retaliation laws, employee classification, and wage and hour laws.

Learning Objectives

Gain a basic understanding of key employment laws.
Develop insight on how employment laws interact with common employee issues.
Understand how to determine employee classifications and apply critical wage and hour rules.

Who Should Attend

Business Leaders
HR Professionals

HRCI Approved Provider | Trupp HREvent Details

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: PCC CLIMB Center for Advancement
HRCI: 3 Credits
Cost: $65

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Christine Thelen, Manager, HR Services

Christine Thelen is the Manager of HR Services at Trupp HR, a human resources company that provides HR consulting services, HR outsourcing, recruiting, and leadership development solutions for small to mid-sized organizations in the greater Portland-Vancouver metro area.

Christine enjoys kayaking, hiking with the dog, reading thriller novels, and volunteer work. She is a member of the Portland Metro/East Habitat for Humanity Family Selection Committee and a member of the Oregon Organizational Development Network Community Consulting Project (CCP) where she assists local nonprofits with organizational development initiatives such as strategic planning, goal setting, board development, communications, staff development, and other organizational issues.

Christine’s has extensive experience assisting clients with the drafting and implementation of compliant HR policy, providing training and counsel, and a strong focus on employment law. Her portfolio includes managing and training employees and supervisors on policies and procedures, and providing practical legal advice and guidance on employment law for a variety of organizations. Christine’s background has contributed to a firm understanding of business operations and the ability to advise organizations on developing and implementing policy and process improvements.

Christine graduated from Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law with a Doctor of Law (JD). Her undergraduate work includes a BA in Government and Economics from Claremont McKenna College.