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MLA Connect Webinar: Library Employment Policies
Friday, April 17, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Category: MLA Connect Webinar

Library Employment Policies

Join MLA and Attorney Mike Blum of Foster, Swift, Collins, & Smith PC for a live webinar, next Friday, April 17 from 1:00 - 2:00pm.

It is important to ensure that employment policies are current and fully protect the library's legal interests. Employee handbooks are essential for employers in today's litigious environment. However, there are mistakes in drafting policies that could jeopardize an employer's ability to successfully defend employment claims. We will explore phrases and terms that should never be used in employment policies, and discuss do's and don'ts of drafting an effective employee handbook. We will also discuss strategies for getting employees back to work once Gov. Whitmer's Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order expires, and how to deal with employees who resist and would prefer to collect unemployment benefits.

This webinar is free to attend for MLA Members. A maximum of 100 attendees can attend the live webinar. Registration is first-come, first-served. You must be an MLA member to register. Nonmembers interested in attending are welcome to join MLA by filling out the online membership application or by contacting us at (517) 394-2774 or [email protected].

Registered attendees will receive information and a link to access the webinar on the zoom platform. A recording of the session will be available on the MLA website for those unable to attend the live event.

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Michael R. Blum
Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith




Please note this webinar is for information purposes only and is not legal advice.


Contact: MLA at [email protected] or (517) 394-2774

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