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Hiring and Managing Staff | The Lawyer As Employer | LPM CLE

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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time


Hiring and Managing Staff | A Primer for Solo and Small Firms
Live CLE Webcast featuring Nancy B. Schess, Esq.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
2.0 MCLE Credits
Sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee of the New York State Bar Association and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education
"The Lawyer as Employer"
Geared toward solo and small firm practitioners, this comprehensive program will address hiring and managing staff and will provide an overview of human resource compliance.  
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.

Do you have an employee handbook?
Learn the top 5 important policies for your employee handbook.

Overtime or Not: Exempt or Non-Exempt?  
Understand the Risks Involved in Misclassifying Employees as Exempt.

Do you do performance appraisals? 
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.

Are you effectively managing workplace technology? 
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

This program will be streamed as a live webcast.  If you miss any portion of the program, you will have access to the online archive, enabling you to view the program online, on demand, at your leisure. 
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.
Learn more about Law Practice Management Resources |  www.nysba.org/LPM
CLE Webcast - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) | 2.0 MCLE Credits
Newly admitted attorneys may not receive MCLE credit for their participation in CLE webcasts and webconferences.
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452

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