Feb 20

Your Church – Employer & Small Business If you are a church official, your church is a business which you must manage within the confines of employ-ment and tax law. Subjects include FLSA, EEOC, OSHA, ADA, FMLA, WC and ERISA, other employment princi-ples plus the special concerns of clergy employment and the IRS. Additional resources will be identified.

Mar 20

Maintaining Your Church with Contractors & Vol-unteers Using “independent contractors” for maintenance work is not a simple matter any longer. State laws are chang-ing. You need to know what to expect of a contractor as well as the implications of using volunteers to do danger-ous maintenance work.

Apr 17

Adult-Child Interaction Guidelines Review of the legal and cultural basis for adult-child and child-child interaction guidelines, with examples of “grooming” behavior learned from the Penn State/ Second Mile scandal. Special attention given to social media guide-lines.

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