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Course Catalog
Online and In-Person
Upcoming Courses
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Telecommuting: Key Practical and Legal Considerations for a Trend That Is Here to Stay
+ 5 more
Tuesday, Mar 3rd 2015
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
It is estimated that telecommuting grew almost 80% between 2005 and 2012. Although it appears to be a trend that i...
$85.00
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Intermittent Leave Under FMLA: How to Manage the Unexpected
Linda Hollinshead
Thursday, Mar 5th 2015
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
One of the most difficult FMLA administration issues is addressing intermittent FMLA absences. Manager frustration...
$85.00
SEMINAR
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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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+ 5 more
Tuesday, Mar 3rd 2015   
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
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Linda Hollinshead
Thursday, Mar 5th 2015   
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
SEMINAR
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Natalie F. Hrubos
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   
09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
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WEBINAR
Telecommuting: Key Practical and Legal Considerations for a Trend That Is Here to Stay
Tuesday, Mar 3rd 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) + 5 more
It is estimated that telecommuting grew almost 80% between 2005 and 2012. Although it appears to be a trend that is here to stay, many employers remain unaware of the risks and potential liabilities associated with work-from-home arrangements. This course will explore the key considerations and best practices for developing and implementing a...
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WEBINAR
Intermittent Leave Under FMLA: How to Manage the Unexpected
Thursday, Mar 5th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Linda Hollinshead
One of the most difficult FMLA administration issues is addressing intermittent FMLA absences. Manager frustration with unanticipated absences due to chronic conditions can lead to increased legal risks when managers are unaware of their obligations under the FMLA. Employee abuse of intermittent FMLA leave lowers coworkers’ moral and negatively...
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SEMINAR
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: Two-Day Event March 31 and April 1
Tuesday, Mar 31st 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown + 5 more
If you are just starting out in HR, or if you are a veteran who needs to brush up on basics, this Manager's Toolbox two-day event, will be a great asset to your knowledge of Human Resources. On the first day we will cover general employment laws ranging from FMLA and ADA to laws around hiring and firing. On day two we will get into the basics around...
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A Manager's Toolbox: Immigration and Benefits Essentials for HR
Wednesday, Apr 1st 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown + 1 more
Global Business is no longer a catch phrase but a way of life for most companies. Sending employees out of their home countries for temporary travel or longer-term international assignments requires planning and a basic understanding of complex immigration concepts. In this seminar, we will discuss basic immigration concepts applicable to US and...
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“You’re No Shrinking Violet” and Other Micro-Aggressions WEBINAR
Tuesday, Apr 7th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
The above was said to a COO. Care to guess the gender? She did not conform to the stereotype held by the speaker. Another micro-aggression: “you don’t sound black.” Worse yet, that was intended as a compliment. Micro-aggressions are painfully common and can result in macro-exclusions. Easy to say “not right” in the abstract. But how do...
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Policy Updates: Application and Interpretation of the NLRA and Reasonable Leaves and Accommodations
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) James Redeker + 1 more
We begin our day with Policy Updates: Changes in the Application and Interpretation of the NLRA to the Workplace. More information about this seminar will be provided at a later date. After a break for networking and lunch, we will cover the rules and regulations surrounding leaves of absence and reasonable accommodations. In the few years since the...
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Potential Policy Updates: Two-Day Event April 8 & 9
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) James Redeker + 3 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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Policy Updates: Handbook Updates and Approaches to Stamping Out Harassment
Thursday, Apr 9th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
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
California’s Mandatory Paid Sick Leave: An Overview for Queasy Employers
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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Harassment and Abusive Conduct Quiz WEBINAR
Tuesday, May 5th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
While this highly interactive webinar complies with California law, the webinar discusses federal and other state laws so that it would be of value to supervisors and managers in every state. The webinar emphasizes the "gray areas" where good people with no bad intent sometimes engage in problematic conduct nonetheless. It explores not only sexual but...
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Recruitment and Hiring and Performance Management: Interactions with A, B and C Players
Wednesday, Jun 3rd 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
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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Avoiding Retaliation Claims and Managing Unexpected Intermittent FMLA Leaves
Thursday, Jun 4th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 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 on-going 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...
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Executive Leadership Retreat: Full-Day Event in Philadelphia
Thursday, Jun 11th 2015   09:00 am - 04:30 pm (EST) Sandy Jeskie + 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...