On any given day, public-sector supervisors are required to address and resolve a wide-range of personnel issues.  For appropriate and effective resolution of these issues, supervisors must be able to navigate the human dynamic, internal policies and procedures, practical considerations, and numerous state and federal laws. 

This 8-hour class is designed to help supervisors directly confront the challenges associated with the personnel-related issues they regularly face by equipping them with a foundational understanding of the practical considerations and legal requirements governing those issues. Scenarios are utilized throughout the class to assist attendees with applying the material in a practical manner.  The breadth and depth of this class makes it ideal for supervisors who are new and those with vast experience. The topics covered in the presentation include:

  • First Amendment Issues
  • Disability and Religions Accommodations
  • Unlawful Harassment, Discrimination & Retaliation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Tips and Traps
  • Common Supervisor Mistakes (Ex: Probationary Periods, Past Practices, Mandatory/Permissive Subjects of Bargaining & Employment Documentation)

Meet The Instructor

Ryan Heiden is a Shareholder with von Briesen & Roper, s.c.’s Government Law Group where he focuses his practice on labor and employment issues. Ryan regularly advises counties and municipalities on a wide array of labor and employment issues, including anti-discrimination practices, employee discipline, personnel policies, collective bargaining, grievances, and employment agreements. He has significant experience addressing the unique labor and employment issues faced by fire departments, police departments, sheriff’s departments, and police and fire commissions.


$149 - includes lunch


Cancellation Policy

An attendee must notify NTC of a cancellation prior to the beginning of the event in order to have fees removed or a refund issued. Attendees who do not attend without notifying Continuing Education will be responsible for payment of all course fees and will not be eligible for a refund.