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California’s Amended Paid Sick Leave Law: Practical Tips for Queasy Employers
Lisa Hird Chung
Thursday, Sep 17th 2015
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
As of July 1, 2015, employers must provide all California employees with at least three days (24 hours) of paid sic
$85.00
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25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality: HR LEVEL II
Jonathan Segal
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
We all know that businesses do better when there is greater gender equality. For example, where the board of a comp
$150.00
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality" and "Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommod...
Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015
10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality" and "Pregnancy, ADA and Relig
$200.00
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Lisa Hird Chung
Thursday, Sep 17th 2015   
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
1.0 Credit
SEMINAR
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Jonathan Segal
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015   
10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST)
2.0 Credit
SEMINAR
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Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015   
10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST)
4.0 Credit
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WEBINAR
California’s Amended Paid Sick Leave Law: Practical Tips for Queasy Employers
Thursday, Sep 17th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Lisa Hird Chung
As of July 1, 2015, employers must provide all California employees with at least three days (24 hours) of paid sick leave per year. New amendments took effect on July 13, 2015, causing employers to reevaluate their existing policies. This webinar will guide employers in implementing compliant policies and practices by examining paid sick leave...
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25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality: HR LEVEL II
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
We all know that businesses do better when there is greater gender equality. For example, where the board of a company has at least one woman on its board, it is likely to crush the competition. Equally true, where there is gender diversity on the senior leadership team, companies outperform their competitors. Yet, not enough is being done in most...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality" and "Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations"
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality" and "Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations" Thursday, October 1, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: 25 Ways to Maximize Gender Equality Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations Credits: 4.0 PA CLE; 4.0 NY CLE;...
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Pregnancy, ADA and Religious Accommodations: HR LEVEL II
Thursday, Oct 1st 2015   01:00 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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Immigration Essentials for Human Resources: HR LEVEL I & MANAGERIAL STAFF
Wednesday, Oct 7th 2015   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Global business is no longer a catch phrase but a way of life for most companies. Hiring foreign nationals as well as transferring existing employees to foreign operations 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...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Immigration Essentials for Human Resources" and "Benefits Essentials for Human Resources"
Wednesday, Oct 7th 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Immigration Essentials for Human Resources" and "Benefits Essentials for Human Resources" Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Immigration Essentials for Human Resources Benefits Essentials for Human Resources Credits: 4.0 PA CLE; 4.0...
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Benefits Essentials for Human Resources: HR LEVEL I & MANAGERIAL STAFF
Wednesday, Oct 7th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 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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"Where Have All My Cowboys Gone?" Dealing with Non-Competes WEBINAR
Thursday, Oct 8th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jennifer Kearns
Has your top talent been “raided” by a competitor? Is there anything you can do to prevent this in the first instance, or to address it when it occurs? What about the use of non-compete agreements with employees, or B2B “anti-raiding” pacts? Are they enforceable? In this lively webinar, we will discuss best practices in protecting your top...
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Dear Helga – You’re Never Going to Believe What My Employee Did This Time: HR LEVEL I & MANAGERIAL STAFF
Wednesday, Oct 14th 2015   10:00 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 are far too real! Whether the situation involves the payment of breaks under wage-and-hour laws, your organization’s diversity efforts, managing difficult employee performance issues or even substance abuse testing, the legal...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Dear Helga - You're Never Going to Believe What My Employee Did This Time" and "How the NLRB has Reshaped the Workplace"
Wednesday, Oct 14th 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Dear Helga – You’re Never Going to Believe What My Employee Did This Time" and "How the NLRB has Reshaped the Workplace" Wednesday, October 14, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Dear Helga – You’re Never Going to Believe What My Employee Did...
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Turning The Tables: Ten Ways the NLRB Has Made it Easy For Unions to Organize Your Employees and How to Use Them to Remain Union-Free: HR LEVEL I & MANAGERIAL STAFF
Wednesday, Oct 14th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) James Redeker
The Labor Board’s activists have been on a six-year campaign to increase union membership by re-interpreting the law and changing procedures. And there’s more to come. As a result, companies that wish to stay union-free are being forced to do things that are not only counter-intuitive but also appear to be un-plugged from reality. This seminar...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Employment Law 101" and "Employment Law 102"
Thursday, Oct 15th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Marc Scheiner
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Employment Law 101" and "Employment Law 102" Thursday, October 15, 2015 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 101: HR LEVEL I & MANAGERIAL STAFF
Thursday, Oct 15th 2015   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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Employment Law 102: HR LEVEL I & MANAGERIAL STAFF
Thursday, Oct 15th 2015   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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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Hiring Key Players" and " Performance Management and Termination of Key Players"
Tuesday, Oct 20th 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Hiring Key Players" and "Performance Management and Termination of Key Players" Tuesday, October 20, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Hiring Key Players Performance Management and Termination of Key Players Credits: 4.0 PA CLE; 4.0 NY CLE; 4.0 NJ CLE;...
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Hiring Key Players: HR LEVEL II
Tuesday, Oct 20th 2015   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
Hiring key players involves more than asking standard questions and requiring that the person pass a drug test. Employers need to dig deeper because of the potential impact, if hired, the individual may have on the organization. Issues to be addressed include: (1) special questions for key players; (2) bringing to the consciousness the potential for...
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Performance Management and Termination of Key Players: HR LEVEL II
Tuesday, Oct 20th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen
Your key players are the employees who, very often, make the biggest difference in your organization’s success or failure. Yet, we frequently spend less time working with these critical workers’ performance issues than we do with other employees. Let’s learn how to make that change! This program focuses on why addressing these problems is vital, a...
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To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate? The Costs and Benefits of Arbitration Versus Class Action and Other Litigation
Thursday, Oct 22nd 2015   09:30 am - 02:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Wetchler + 3 more
In a series of recent rulings, the Supreme Court has held that properly drafted arbitration agreements can preclude class action claims. This means that employers can protect themselves from the expense and risks of class and collective action litigation by requiring the arbitration of employment claims on an individual basis. Since class and collective...
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WEBINAR
Exploring the Employer’s Dilemma: Independent Contractor or Employee? WEBINAR
Tuesday, Oct 27th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Christopher Durham
Today’s workforce is built around more than the traditional employee/employer relationship. Industry competition, a changing economy and short-term workforce shortages cause employers to utilize various staffing options to meet their organization’s demands, including the use of independent contractors. However, employers should use caution when...
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Managing the Unexpected – Intermittent FMLA Leaves and Beyond
Wednesday, Oct 28th 2015   09:30 am - 02:00 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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Employment Law For Federal Contractors: New Regulations and Executive Orders are Changing the Game WEBINAR
Thursday, Oct 29th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST)
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 Regulations, $10.10 minimum wages for federal contractors, gender identity and sexual orientation...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Ethical Minefields for In-House Counsel" and "Anticipating the Whistle"
Thursday, Nov 5th 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Ethical Minefields for In-House Counsel" and "Anticipating the Whistle" Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Ethical Minefields for In-House Counsel Anticipating the Whistle Credits: 4.0 PA ETHICS CLE; 4.0 NY ETHICS CLE; 4.0 NJ ETHICS...
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Ethical Minefields for In-House Counsel: IN HOUSE COUNSEL & HR LEVEL II
Thursday, Nov 5th 2015   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
The rules of professional conduct are geared toward the practice of law in a law firm, and so there is a large disconnect between the rules and the realities of the in-house practice of law. This seminar is a facilitated discussion, as opposed to a lecture, based on a series of hypotheticals. The hypotheticals, which are not so hypothetical, will involve...
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Anticipating the Whistle: IN HOUSE COUNSEL & HR LEVEL II
Thursday, Nov 5th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Joy Grese
When many employers think of “whistleblowers,” they likely picture employees who shed light on accounting irregularities that led to the downfall of companies like Enron and WorldCom. However, with employee-friendly expansions of Sarbanes-Oxley, the creation of whistleblower programs under the Dodd-Frank Act, and the inclusion of whistleblower...
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When the Camel Pokes Its Nose into the Tent: An Equal Pay Case Study WEBINAR
Friday, Nov 6th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Jennifer Kearns
This webinar will discuss a real-life EEOC charge in which the claimant alleged gender discrimination in a variety of contexts, including her pay. We will discuss the various factors the EEOC considered and investigated, which included pay rates upon hire as well as raises. How can an employer distinguish between two workers’ duties if they hold the...
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General Global Immigration Update WEBINAR
Tuesday, Nov 10th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:30 pm (EST) Valentine Brown + 1 more
Constant Change and Increased enforcement are the buzz words for global mobility professionals around the world. Countries on all continents are changing immigration visa schemes, increasing corporate oversight and cracking down on business visitor activities In this one hour webinar, we will provide the latest updates on immigration visa trends, legal...
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Records Retention and Destruction WEBINAR
Thursday, Nov 12th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Joy Grese
What to keep and what to delete: An ever-expanding list of federal, state and even local laws require employers to create and retain various forms of employment records and typically impose penalties for failure to do so properly. Proper maintenance, storage and destruction of records is key to compliance. Appropriate, complete and accurate records are...
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Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Harassment Prevention
Tuesday, Nov 17th 2015   09:30 am - 11:30 am (EST) Marc Scheiner
Your supervisors and managers are vital to helping you maintain a workplace free from harassment. They are the key to both prevention and correction. In addition to discussing the traps into which supervisors and managers fall regarding their own conduct, this seminar focuses on the affirmative responsibilities of supervisory and managerial employees,...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Harassment Prevention" and "Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Religion and LGBT Issues In the Workplace"
Tuesday, Nov 17th 2015   09:30 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Harassment Prevention" and "Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Religion and LGBT Issues in the Workplace" Tuesday, November 17, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Harassment...
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Managing Diversity and Inclusion: Religion and LGBT Issues in the Workplace
Tuesday, Nov 17th 2015   12:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Michael Cohen + 1 more
The increasing religious and spiritual diversity of the workplace, as well as legal protections that continue to emerge for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees can present complex and confusing issues for employers. Regarding religion in the workplace, one employee’s religious expression is another employee’s hostile work...
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FULL DAY PROGRAM: OSHA 101 & 102
Thursday, Nov 19th 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) James Redeker + 2 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "OSHA 101" and "OSHA 102" Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. To learn about the individual programs, please click below: OSHA 101 OSHA 102 Credits: 4.0 PA CLE; 4.0 NY CLE; 4.0 NJ CLE; 4.0 HRCI; 4.0 SHRM To pay by check, please fill out and return this Registration Form. Delivery Provider...
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OSHA 101
Thursday, Nov 19th 2015   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) James Redeker + 1 more
OSHA 101 will prepare the employer for an inspection. The first hour of the course will cover the necessary recordkeeping involved to have a seamless inspection process. The second hour of the course will cover the actual inspection. How employers prepare for an OSHA inspection and conduct themselves during the opening conference, walk-around, employee...
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OSHA 102
Thursday, Nov 19th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Wetchler
OSHA 102 will begin with crisis communications from the litigator’s point of view, and then will move into the enforcement of violence prevention in the workplace. Each year nearly 2 million Americans report that they were victims of workplace violence, according to OSHA. While most employers are committed to providing a workplace that is free of...
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Harassment and Abusive Conduct (Bullying) Quiz WEBINAR
Thursday, Dec 3rd 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) Jonathan Segal
While this highly interactive webinar complies with California law, it also discusses federal and other state laws so 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 also...
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I-9 U.S. Immigration Compliance Update WEBINAR
Tuesday, Dec 8th 2015   01:00 pm - 02:00 pm (EST) Valentine Brown
Confused on how to complete or correct an I-9? You are not alone. Changing guidelines, polices and acceptable documents make it challenging for employers to keep up with the latest requirements. Join us for this 1-hour webinar as we review common mistakes and provide you with long-term strategies and quick tips to help you avoid them in the future. Learn...
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Preventing & Addressing the Inevitable Security Breach: Managing Data and Security Risks in the Digital World: IN HOUSE COUNSEL & HR LEVEL II
Thursday, Dec 10th 2015   10:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Sandy Jeskie
In today’s digital economy, it is more challenging 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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FULL DAY PROGRAM: "Managing Data and Security Risks in a Digital World" and " Trends in the Law of Trade Secrets and Strategies to Protect Your Company's Intellectual Property"
Thursday, Dec 10th 2015   10:00 am - 03:00 pm (EST) Sandy Jeskie + 1 more
Purchasing this package will enroll you in both "Preventing & Addressing the Inevitable Security Breach - Managing Data & Security Breach - Managing Data and Security Risks in the Digital World" and "The Secret Sauce: Trends in the Law of Trade Secrets and Strategies to Protect Your Company's Intellectual Property" Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:00 a.m....
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The Secret Sauce: Trends in the Law of Trade Secrets and Strategies to Protect Your Company’s Intellectual Property: IN HOUSE COUNSEL & HR LEVEL II
Thursday, Dec 10th 2015   01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (EST) + 5 more
The number of trade secrets cases is on the rise, but the cases do not necessarily make clear how companies can protect their most valuable assets. In fact, many of the cases beg seemingly obvious questions: How is a trade secret defined? To what extent can a company protect its trade secrets from disclosure? Can a company protect itself from...