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Top Employment Tools to Protect Your Business and Recommend to Business Clients - ON DEMAND - NO CE

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Agency Management |  Business Management & Strategy
Alana Ackels
Course Levels:
All Levels
1 Hour
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Overview of the most important labor and employment policies and practices that every business should have. This will focus on practices that should be implemented for insurance agencies and will also provide guidance to producers so they can advise their clients on these important risk mitigation tools. The review will go over confidentiality agreements, arbitration agreements, restrictive covenants, training, and severance agreements, as well as compliance issues related to each of them. 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Providing guidance to businesses and advisors on tools they can implement to mitigate risk

Major Subjects
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements 
  • Restrictive covenants 
  • Training 
  • Severance agreements 

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Alana Ackels Related Seminars and Products

Alana advises employers on minimizing risk, protecting their businesses, and navigating the multitude of state and federal laws governing the employer-employee relationship. She works with companies across all types of industries, including retail, hospitality and technology, and organizations that often have workforces distributed across the country. In recent years, she has developed a niche helping international businesses, with headquarters in jurisdictions as diverse as Australia and India, expand into U.S. markets.  

Whether managing regulatory compliance issues for a startup or growing business, helping an employer with a risky termination or navigating a whistleblower action, Alana adeptly balances legal exposure and business priorities across the employment law spectrum. She prepares employment, confidentiality and noncompetition agreements; employee handbooks; and other policies that reduce legal exposure. Alana uses her vast trial experience to help companies avoid mistakes that often lead to litigation. She also prepares injury benefit plans for employers who choose to opt out of workers compensation in Texas and manages the plan rollout for companies that go nonsubscriber.

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