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Course Catalog
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Upcoming Courses
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A Manager’s Toolbox: Human Resources Essentials - Employment Law 101
Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015
09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
In the ever-changing business environment, employers should be familiar with their rights, obligations and responsi...
$150.00
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A Manager’s Toolbox: Employment Law 101 &102
Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
We begin our day with Employment Law 101. This seminar is structured to familiarize attendees with a basic understa...
$200.00
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A Manager’s Toolbox: Human Resources Essentials - Employment Law 102
Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015
12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
Employment Law 101 taught you the basics of federal and state laws governing employer/employee relationships, but d...
$150.00
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Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   
09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
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Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
SEMINAR
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Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   
12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
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A Manager’s Toolbox: Human Resources Essentials - Employment Law 101
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Natalie F. Hrubos
In the ever-changing business environment, employers should be familiar with their rights, obligations and responsibilities in the workplace. This 2-½-hour seminar, designed for human resource generalists and in-house counsel, is structured to familiarize attendees with a basic understanding and a general overview of federal and state laws governing...
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A Manager’s Toolbox: Employment Law 101 &102
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Natalie F. Hrubos
We begin our day with Employment Law 101. This seminar is structured to familiarize attendees with a basic understanding and a general overview of federal and state laws governing employer/employee relationships, Title VII coverage (including discrimination, harassment and retaliation), the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the...
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A Manager’s Toolbox: Human Resources Essentials - Employment Law 102
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Natalie F. Hrubos
Employment Law 101 taught you the basics of federal and state laws governing employer/employee relationships, but do you know how to discipline a problem employee? Do you know how to conduct an internal EEO investigation? Are you aware of important issues that arise in both the hiring and firing of employees? This 2-½-hour seminar, designed for human...
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Potential Policy Updates: Two-Day Event April 8 & 9
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 2 more
The world of employment law is constantly changing and growing. Human Resources professionals must learn about the new laws and regulations that come out in order to keep their handbooks and policies up to date. This program will shed light on some of the new laws that have come out recently, and how you and your department need to interpret...
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Full-Day Program: Application and Interpretation of the NLRA and Reasonable Leaves and Accommodations
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead + 1 more
Changes in the Application and Interpretation of the NLRA to the Workplace We begin our day with Policy Updates: Changes in the Application and Interpretation of the NLRA to the Workplace. From rules that permit union organizing by “ambush,” prohibiting employers from requiring respect in the workplace and on social media to requiring employers to...
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Changes in the Application and Interpretation of the NLRA to the Workplace
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
From rules that permit union organizing by “ambush,” prohibiting employers from requiring respect in the workplace and on social media to requiring employers to permit the use of their email system for union organizing, the National Labor Relations Board has changed the workplace in ways that are both counter-intuitive and unimaginable. You cannot...
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Leaves of Absence, Sick Leaves, Pregnancy Accommodation and Other Reasonable Accommodations
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
In the few years since the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) was signed into law, employers have come to realize that far more individuals are covered by and enjoy the protections of the ADA. The result has also been an increase in the number of accommodation requests to which an employer must respond. Join us as we explore...
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Time to Update Your Handbook
Thursday, Apr 9th 2015   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Creating or updating your organization’s employee handbook may be a daunting task. However, it is a task that must be completed. Employee handbooks provide an effective and, often-necessary way to communicate your organization’s policies, standards of conduct and values to employees. However, a poorly drafted handbook may create serious problems...
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WEBINAR
The NLRB Attack On Rules Of Conduct WEBINAR
Thursday, Apr 16th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
On March 18, 2015, the General Counsel of the NLRB sent to all Regional Directors of the Board a memorandum providing them with guidance on when rules of conduct for employees violate the National Labor Relations Act. The memorandum was intended to clarify decisions of the Board that many employers find confusing and contradictory and focuses on some of...
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WEBINAR
California’s Mandatory Paid Sick Leave: An Overview for Queasy Employers WEBINAR
Tuesday, Apr 21st 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Lisa Hird Chung
Effective July 1, 2015, all California employers must provide their California employees with at least 3 days (24 hours) of paid sick leave per year. This includes temporary, part-time, and seasonal employees, as well as out-of-state employees who work in California 30 or more days in a year. Sick time accrual, usage and carry over rules are nuanced,...
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WEBINAR
Wellness Programs - EEOC Guidance WEBINAR
Thursday, Apr 23rd 2015   01:00 pm - 02:30 pm (EST) Amanda Layton
Wellness programs are a popular option among employers looking to improve employee health and achieve savings on employer healthcare costs. Employers should be aware of the legal requirements surrounding these programs. Join an employment attorney and an employee benefits attorney to discuss the legal issues impacting employer-sponsored wellness...
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Top 10 Common Mistakes in Reductions in Force WEBINAR
Thursday, May 28th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Caroline Austin
A reduction in force can have a significant impact upon any organization’s ability to function, not only during but also after implementation. In order for reductions in force (RIF) and reorganizations to achieve both the economic savings and business results desired, they should be properly structured and implemented. Failure to do so can result in a...
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Full-Day Program: Recruitment and Hiring and Systemic Approach to Harassment
Wednesday, Jun 3rd 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Hiring and Recruitment Unfortunately, it’s happened to most of us. The bad hire, that is. It could have been avoided if proper steps were taken throughout the process. Learn how to make the right decision while avoiding legal missteps! This 2-½ hour seminar will examine the hiring process, from beginning to end. Starting with the job...
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Hiring and Recruitment
Wednesday, Jun 3rd 2015   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Unfortunately, it’s happened to most of us. The bad hire, that is. It could have been avoided if proper steps were taken throughout the process. Learn how to make the right decision while avoiding legal missteps! This 2-½-hour seminar will examine the hiring process, from beginning to end. Starting with the job posting/advertisement and ending...
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Managing Employees and Their Performance: Two Day Event June 3 & 4
Wednesday, Jun 3rd 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 2 more
Hiring and retaining a stellar employee is an art. How do you reach them for the initial hire? How do you develop them to their fullest potential? How do you make sure their needs are being met? All of these questions will be addressed in our Two-Day Event, dedicated to managing your employees. Day One will focus on recruiting skills that will bring them...
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Systemic Approach to Stamping Out Harassment
Wednesday, Jun 3rd 2015   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
The EEOC's strategic plan includes an emphasis on eradicating harassment. Looking at workplaces systematically, both the EEOC and private plaintiff's lawyers are bringing class actions claiming hostile work environments. The session will include a discussion of common traps with regard to no-harassment policies, complaint procedures, supervisory...
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Tricky Timelines – How to Effectively Use Performance Management to Avoid Retaliation Claims
Thursday, Jun 4th 2015   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Timing can be everything. Consider this situation: Manager plans to meet with one of her direct reports on Friday afternoon to discuss ongoing performance issues and give her a final warning. On Friday morning, the employee calls her manager and informs her that she will not be at work on Friday and wants to meet with her on Monday because she feels she...
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Full-Day Program: Avoiding Retaliation Claims and Managing Unexpected Intermittent FMLA Leaves
Thursday, Jun 4th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Tricky Timelines – How to Effectively Use Performance Management to Avoid Retaliation Claims Timing Can be Everything. Consider this situation: Manager plans to meet with one of her direct reports on Friday afternoon to discuss on-going performance issues and give her a final warning. On Friday morning, the employee calls her manager and informs her...
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Managing the Unexpected – Intermittent FMLA Leaves and Beyond
Thursday, Jun 4th 2015   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
When an employee needs time away from work for an illness or injury or after the birth of a child, the employee is concerned about two things—(1) Will I still have my job? and (2) Will I get paid while I am away? Correctly answering these questions requires an employer to master the interplay of laws governing leaves of absence, such as the FMLA and...
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WEBINAR
15 Things Federal Contractors Need to Be Doing for Affirmative Action in 2015 WEBINAR
Tuesday, Jun 9th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Christopher Durham
In addition to the many employment and labor laws applicable to most private employers, federal contractors and subcontractors must comply with a whole different set of laws and regulations. But those laws and regulations, how their requirements shape the affirmative action programs designed and implemented by contractors, and the enforcement positions...
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Executive Leadership Retreat: Full-Day Event in Philadelphia
Thursday, Jun 11th 2015   09:00 am - 04:30 pm (EST) Aliza Karetnick + 3 more
What do you need to make an impact in your company in 2015? Our Executive Leadership Retreat offers powerful insights that will drive organizational effectiveness in your company, and drive competitive advantage. Each session is led by one of our top-rated attorneys, nationally recognized in their respective fields. The Retreat is comprised of four...
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The Time That Binds: Balancing Strategic Vision and Employee Coaching
Thursday, Jun 11th 2015   09:00 am - 10:30 am (EST) T Servodidio
Course description and other details will be provided at a later date. For further information, please contact Deborah L. Margulies at dlmargulies@duanemorris.com. What do you need to make an impact in your company in 2015? Our Executive Leadership Retreat offers powerful insights that will drive organizational effectiveness in your company, and drive...
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Preventing and Addressing the Inevitable Security Breach: Managing Data and Security Risks in the Digital World
Thursday, Jun 11th 2015   10:45 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Sandy Jeskie
In today’s digital economy, it is more difficult than ever to protect confidential information, including proprietary corporate information, employee records and customer data. The collection, retention, use and protection of such information is a convoluted and a rapidly changing area of the law. At the same time, reported data breaches are at an...
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The Secret Sauce: Trends in the Law of Trade Secrets and Strategies to Protect Your Company’s Intellectual Property
Thursday, Jun 11th 2015   01:15 pm - 02:45 pm (EST) + 5 more
Course description and other details will be provided at a later date. For further information, please contact Deborah L. Margulies at dlmargulies@duanemorris.com. What do you need to make an impact in your company in 2015? Our Executive Leadership Retreat offers powerful insights that will drive organizational effectiveness in your company, and drive...
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Top 10 Systemic Ways to Maximize Gender Equality (Not for Women Only)
Thursday, Jun 11th 2015   03:00 pm - 04:30 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
Everyone knows that gender bias is not only illegal, but it is also foolish. It deprives us of the talent of half of the applicant pool. But gender bias often is not as obvious as it once was. It is deeper and less obvious and in some ways more insidious. This seminar focuses on 10 practical ways to maximize inclusion and minimize subtle, unconscious...