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    Documentation - An Employer's Best Friend

    Date: February 13, 2018, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Ramada Sioux Falls Airport Hotel & Suites
    1301 W Russell St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Free for members, $20 for non-members (includes lunch!)
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    “Documentation – An Employer’s Best Friend” 

    Jean will discuss how in an environment where employment litigation is on the rise, Human Resource professionals can best utilize effective documentation to protect their companies against claims of discrimination and other unfair treatment.   

    Jean H. Bender

    Jean is extremely active assisting clients with employee benefits issues and all areas of employment law. Jean counsels clients on issues involving sexual harassment, race, sex, age, national origin and disability discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and leave issues under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Jean proactively counsels clients on issues such as hiring and firing, drug testing, harassment and discrimination investigations, employment policies, and company handbooks. Jean also drafts corporate documents related to employment such as contracts, non-compete agreements, and settlement agreements and releases.

    Jean also consults with clients on ERISA and other legal compliance issues for employee benefit plans ranging from qualified retirement plans to flexible benefit plans. Jean has assisted a number of clients in correcting plan errors through IRS and DOL voluntary compliance programs such as EPCRS and DFVCP. She also negotiates service contracts with third party providers.
    Jean has been selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Employment Law—Management and has also been ranked by Chambers and Partners in the area of Labor & Employment Law.

    Jean is active in a number of community organizations. She currently serves on the Minnehaha County Board of Commissioners. She is past president of the Brandon Valley School Board and the Brandon Valley Booster Club. She is also the former president of the board of directors for Volunteers of America, Dakotas. Jean also served on the CASA Board of Directors. She is a frequent volunteer for Junior Achievement and active in her church.

    This program is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

    SESHRM is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® preapproved this program for 1 HR (General) credit towards aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.


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