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A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Responding to Harassment (Lessons from Being On the EE...
Jonathan Segal
Thursday, Sep 29th 2016
09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
In January of 2015, the Chair of the EEOC, Jennifer Yang, announced the creation of a Select Task Force on the Stud
$150.00
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FULL-DAY PROGRAM: "Lessons from the EEOC Select Task Force: Preventing-Responding to Harassment" a...
Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Thursday, Sep 29th 2016
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Responding to Harassment (Le
$200.00
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Preparing for the Inevitable: Strategies for Handling EEOC Claims
Marc Scheiner
Thursday, Sep 29th 2016
12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
Many employers and HR personnel do all the right things – update handbook policies, conduct training for employee
$150.00
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A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Responding to Harassment (Lessons from Being On the EEOC Select Task Force)
Thursday, Sep 29th 2016   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
In January of 2015, the Chair of the EEOC, Jennifer Yang, announced the creation of a Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace (“Task Force”). Her message: we have made a lot of progress but the problem remains persistent. She named EEOC Commissioners Feldblum and Lipnic as Co-Chairs of the Task Force:...
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FULL-DAY PROGRAM: "Lessons from the EEOC Select Task Force: Preventing-Responding to Harassment" and "Preparing for the Inevitable: Strategies for Handling EEOC Claims"
Thursday, Sep 29th 2016   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "A Holistic Approach to Preventing and Responding to Harassment (Lessons from Being on the EEOC Select Task Force)" and "Preparing for the Inevitable: Strategies for Handling EEOC Claims" Thursday, Sept 29, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: A Holistic...
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Preparing for the Inevitable: Strategies for Handling EEOC Claims
Thursday, Sep 29th 2016   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
Many employers and HR personnel do all the right things – update handbook policies, conduct training for employees, investigate promptly any concerns and discipline employees appropriately. Yet, these same employers will inevitably find a federal or state charge or court complaint on their desks (often on a Monday morning or Friday afternoon). Once...
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WEBINAR
Paid Sick Leave in California: An Overview for Queasy Employers
Thursday, Oct 6th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Lisa Hird Chung
As of July 1, 2015, California employers must provide all of their California employees with at least three days (24 hours) of paid sick leave per year. Six California cities (and counting) have passed ordinances requiring more generous paid sick leave than under state law. Sick time accrual, usage and carry over rules are nuanced, particularly when...
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Employment Law for Federal Contractors: Game Changers—New Regulations and Executive Orders
Thursday, Oct 13th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael Schrier
In the waning days of the Obama administration, there have been a slew of new Executive Orders and regulations placing compliance requirements on all companies doing business with the federal government. These include the new Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, Paid Sick Leave, $10.15 minimum wages for federal contractors, gender identity and sexual...
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WEBINAR
National Origin Discrimination: The Impact of a Diverse Workplace
Monday, Oct 17th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
Our workforces are increasingly diverse, including employees of numerous ethnicities and national origins. Recent government statistics indicate that nearly 20% of the country’s workforce was born outside the U.S. This has been a positive contribution to many companies and the people who work at them. At the same time, accordingly to a recent...
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Legal, HR and Business Impact of New FLSA Overtime Regulations
Tuesday, Oct 18th 2016   02:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
This program will focus on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of the much awaited Final Rule on the white-collar exemptions under the FLSA (e.g. professional, administrative, executive, computer professionals and outside sales). This course will focus on the key provisions which will be effective December 1, 2016. The emphasis will be on the HR...
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The Expansion of Joint Employer Liability—Is Your Company at Risk?
Wednesday, Oct 19th 2016   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Christopher Durham
In many ways, today’s workforce looks much different than the workforce of 10 years ago. Faced with a difficult and rapidly changing economy, many businesses have turned to “leased” employees or temporary workers provided by staffing agencies to supplement, or even replace part of, their own workforce. The upside is that this approach can allow...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM "U.S. Immigration Strategies that Work: Aligning Workforce Compliance and Mobility with Strategic Goals" and " Managing Your Benefit Plans—Best Practices and Legal Requirements for the HR Manager
Tuesday, Oct 25th 2016   10:00 am - 02:30 pm (EST) Valentine Brown + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "U.S. Immigration Strategies that Work: Aligning Workforce Compliance and Mobility with Strategic Goals" and "Managing Your Benefit Plans—Best Practices and Legal Requirements for the HR Manager" Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click...
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U.S. Immigration Strategies that Work: Aligning Workforce Compliance and Mobility and Strategic Goals
Tuesday, Oct 25th 2016   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Hiring foreign nationals and keeping them in legal status requires planning and a clear understanding of complex immigration concepts. In this seminar, we will discuss several of the most common visas utilized by U.S. businesses for professional workers, pre assignment planning considerations and the most common post -arrival headaches. Tracking...
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Managing Your Benefit Plans—Best Practices and Legal Requirements for the HR Manager
Tuesday, Oct 25th 2016   12:30 pm - 02:30 pm (EST) Amanda Layton
No organization likes to receive an IRS or Department of Labor notice of examination—it is even worse when you suspect that your plans may not be “up to snuff” with current legal requirements. Keeping up with the day-to-day administration of your organization’s employee benefit plans often leaves little time to assess the bigger issues, including...
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WEBINAR
New Challenges for Union-Free Employers That Use Agency Personnel*
Wednesday, Oct 26th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
In August, 2015 the National Labor Rescue Board (NLRB) decided Browning-Ferris, holding that employers who have an indirect ability to affect the terms and conditions of employment of staffing agency employees are joint employers with the staffing agency. As a result, a host employer be required to negotiate and be bound by a labor contract covering...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Managing the Unexpected—Intermittent FMLA Leaves and Beyond" and "Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations"
Thursday, Oct 27th 2016   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Managing the Unexpected—Intermittent FMLA Leaves and Beyond" and "Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations" Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations Credits: 4.0 PA CLE; 5.0 NY CLE; 5.0 NJ...
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Managing the Unexpected—Intermittent FMLA Leaves and Beyond
Thursday, Oct 27th 2016   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
When an employee needs time away from work for an illness or injury or due to 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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Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations
Thursday, Oct 27th 2016   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
It is a delicate balance: An employer is entitled to establish expectations for employee performance and to require an employee to meet those expectations. On the other hand, at times, an employee’s disability, pregnancy or related medical condition or need for other accommodations may impact an employee’s performance and an employer is required to...
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Dear Helga Returns with New and More Complicated HR Problems
Tuesday, Nov 1st 2016   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
We've all said it: "I would write a book, but who would believe these stories are true?" Unfortunately, many of the tales from are far too real! Whether the situation involves an employee using medical marijuana or other drugs in workplace, keeping employees motivated in the new economy, drafting and managing your increasingly complicated PTO policies,...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM "Dear Helga Returns with New and More Complicated HR Problems" and "Pride at Work—Working Towards LGBTQ-Inclusive Policies and Practices
Tuesday, Nov 1st 2016   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Dear Helga Returns with New and More Complicated HR Problems" and "Pride at Work—Workign Towards LGBTQ-Inclusive Polices and Practices" Tuesday, November 1, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Dear Helga Returns with New and More Complicated HR...
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Pride at Work - Working Towards LGBTQ-Inclusive Policies and Practices
Tuesday, Nov 1st 2016   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Legal protections continue to emerge for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) employees. Employers seeking to create a LGBTQ-inclusive workplace face a number of challenges ranging from effectively managing employee relations issues to designing inclusive benefits plans. This seminar will provide an overview of recent legal developments...
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WEBINAR
Legal Advice on How to Stay Union Free in Spite of the NLRB*
Thursday, Nov 3rd 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
In light of what the National Labor Rescue Board (NLRB) has done to make it easier for unions to organize employees, employers who are union-free and wish to stay that way must have systems and programs that will ensure that their employees will not unionize by accident or out of ignorance. This webinar will focus on the what employers must do to...
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Post-Election Impact on Employment Law
Tuesday, Nov 15th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
Undeniably, this November’s Presidential and Congressional elections will impact significantly our economy and our lives. Employers too have long felt the burden of changes in administration on their operations. This webinar will take a look at the election’s impact on a variety of employment, labor and benefit issues, including paid family and...
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Employment Law 101
Wednesday, Nov 16th 2016   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
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 resources 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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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Employment Law 101" and "Employment Law 102"
Wednesday, Nov 16th 2016   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Employment Law 101" and "Employment Law 102" Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Employment Law 101 Employment Law 102 Credits: 4.0 PA CLE; 5.0 NY CLE; 5.0 NJ CLE; 4.5 HRCI; 4.5 SHRM To pay by check, please fill out and return this...
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Employment Law 102
Wednesday, Nov 16th 2016   12:30 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
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 the basics about 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,...
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The Secrets of Effective Leadership—Developing the Traits of a Truly Effective Leader
Thursday, Nov 17th 2016   09:30 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Thomas Servodidio
The course will use practical insights from our speaker who both serves on our firm’s Executive Committee and counsels organizations on these issues. The course will also use a variety of texts as the source materials drawing from well-known leaders in the business, political and sports worlds. We will focus on the leadership principles developed by...
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Social Media: It Affects Everything
Thursday, Dec 1st 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
We all are aware of the recent imbroglio over the practice of some employers in asking applicants for their passwords to access their private social media pages. Legal risk and bad business. But that doesn’t mean that an employer may not benefit from reviewing the public pages of an applicant at the appropriate time and under the appropriate...
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Performance Appraisal Systems – A Look Into the Future
Tuesday, Dec 6th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
The workplace is changing, today more rapidly than ever. While our employees’ needs and modes of communication may differ wildly, all of our employees have one thing in common – they all demand feedback. Letting your employees know how they are performing is one of the most important aspects of any manager’s and Human Resources professional’s...
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Finding Our Way Through the Weeds: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
Thursday, Dec 8th 2016   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
No matter one’s personal stance on the topic, medical marijuana is an issue that employers must be prepared to face in the workplace. Employers need to consider the interplay between state and federal disability discrimination statutes, state leave laws, and provisions provided by the ADA and FMLA. What do you do if one of your best employees is...