Public Employment Law Update

May 29, 2014


Online registration is closed.  If you would like to register, email with your request.  Once you are registered, I will email the notebook to you to print.

Chapel Hill 

Cullowee - Full


This course provides an in-depth analysis of current issues in public employment law and an overview of the previous year's developments. The Public Employment Law Update is open to employees of North Carolina state and local governments and affiliated organizations who have responsibilities for human resource functions, and to attorneys in private practice who represent public sector clients in employment matters. This program assumes that participants have a good working knowledge of the principles of public employment law. It is not an introduction to public employment law.


The Ten Most Important Public Employment Law Developments Ever

Beyond Disparate Impact: Implicit Bias in Hiring, Firing and Promotions

Absent Again: Use and Abuse of FMLA and Workers Comp Leave  

Disciplining Law Enforcement Officers: Performance and Misconduct Issues

      The Statute Formerly Known as the State Personnel Act: The 2013 Changes to Chapter 126 

       Calculating the Correct Regular Rate under the FLSA



Human resources professionals, attorneys, city and county managers, clerks, and finance officers


Attorneys attending this course will receive CLE credit.

Faculty coordinator
Teaching methods

The following books are available at School of Government online store. They are not required to particpate in the course. 

Employee Benefits Law for NC Local Government Employers by Diane Juffras

Recruitment and Selection Law for Local Government Employers by Diane Juffras


1 Day


Introduction to Public Employment Law (formerly Basic Public Personnel Law & Administration) or experience in employment law or human resources management

Site information

The program is held live in the Grumman Auditorium at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill NC 27599. 

Video conference site:

Western Carolina University, 69 East University Way, Cullowhee NC. The event will be held in the videoconference room 133B (building 4 on the map below).

Directions to Cordella Camp Building

Directions to WCU

Campus map


Aloft Chapel Hill has a block of rooms available for $92 through April 30, 2014. To make a reservation online, click here or you can call 919-932-7772.


Program Manager
Cancellation policy

Course participants who cancel their registration on or before May 15, 2014 will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before May 22, 2014 will receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be made for cancellations made after May 22, 2014. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School's cancellation policy.