Public Employment Law Update

May 8, 2015


Chapel Hill - Online Registration Closed

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.


Most Significant Developments of Past Year

Sexual Harassment

Workplace Investigations

EEOC’s new guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and the ADA

Proposed New FLSA Regulations

Recent Developments in Workers Compensation Law”


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


Attorneys attending this course will receive CLE credit.

Faculty coordinator

The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill and Western Carolina University, Cullowhee

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. 

There are a block of rooms at The Aloft Chapel Hill for $97. The Aloft Chapel Hil is located at 1001 South Hamilton Road. Reservations can be made online or by calling 919-932-7772.

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

Program Manager
Cancellation policy

Course participants who cancel their registration on or before April 24, 2015 will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before May 1, 2015 will receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be made for cancellations made after May 1, 2015. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School's cancellation policy.