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“Hot Topics in Employment Law” will be focus of December seminar in Savannah

Business owners and managers are encouraged to sign up for a Savannah seminar that will address some of the most crucial litigation issues that employers face.

‘Hot Topics in Employment Law” will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center.

Part of the Legal Awareness in the Workplace (LAW) series sponsored by Georgia Southern University, the seminar will be taught by Shawn Kachmar, an attorney in the employment law firm of Hunter, Maclean, Exley and Dunn, P.C.

Kachmar will review emerging trends in workplace claims in the 21st century.
Kachmar will also discuss what firms and their human resources managers can do to prevent these kinds of claims.

The LAW series will return to Savannah with ‘Workplace Violence in Georgia” on Jan. 22, ‘Recent Developments in the Fair Labor Standards Act” on March 25, ‘Basics of the Family and Medical Leave Act” on April 22, and ‘Georgia Employment Law” on June 24.

The LAW series will continue in Brunswick for ‘Retaliation Under Title VII” on Feb. 12 and ‘Best Practices in Running Background and Reference Checks” on May 13.

The fee for each seminar is $69 per person. The fee will be reduced to $59 for anyone who signs up for three or more seminars, and for groups of three or more people from the same firm.

Each seminar provides 1.5 recertification credit hours for individuals with (Senior) Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) certification.

Advance registration for any of the seminars may be made by calling Georgia
Southern University’s Continuing Education Center at (912) 681-5551.

For more information on any of the seminars, visit or contact J. Marie Lutz, SPHR, at or (912) 871-1763.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offers more than 120 degree programs serving nearly 17,000 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. The University, one of Georgia’s largest, is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars and is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit:

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