Get an overview of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 1981, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Equal Pay Act, New York State Human Rights Law (“NYSHRL”), New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) and distinctions between federal, state and city laws.
Learn the top 5 important policies for your employee handbook.
Understand the Risks Involved in Misclassifying Employees as Exempt.
Get Best Practices in Hiring, Discipline and Discharge.
Understand how poorly conducted investigations create, rather than minimize liability.
Understand time off issues and accommodating disabled employees.
Get a sample workplace technology policy.
Learn about the full range of laws governing the workplace including:
- Wage/Hour Laws
- Safety and Health Laws
- Time off Laws (including Family and Medical Leave)
- ERISA (benefits)
- Correct Classification of Employees/Independent Contractors
- Trade Secrets Protection/Client Confidentiality
- Employer’s Obligations to Protect Medical Information and Social Security Numbers
- Immigration Laws
Featuring Nancy B. Schess, Esq., a partner in the law firm of Klein Zelman Rothermel Jacobs & Schess LLP in New York City. Klein Zelman is a boutique firm representing employers in the areas of labor and employment law. The firm represents businesses, both locally and nationally, in diverse industries including hospitality, banking/finance, entertainment, building services, professional services, manufacturing and transportation.
Nancy Schess is also the co-founder of Gotham City Networking, a networking organization that was started in 1997 and which now has more than 45 independent groups. She is a member of Gotham’s Tribal Council and chairs its Women’s Division.
Sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee of the New York State Bar Association and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education
This archived webcast is a video online program that you will view and listen to on your computer screen.