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Workplace Training

From harassment prevention to workplace health and safety, the dynamic range of workplace law requires employers to conduct periodic training to ensure a legally compliant and productive workplace.

Overview

Training has long been a cornerstone of Jackson Lewis’ preventive strategy. We offer various training options, from traditional in-person training to simulations and e-training platforms. Our training strategies are developed by renowned attorneys who can help clients develop the best approach for their workplace and also anticipate the workplace law of tomorrow.

We develop each training program to suit our clients’ objectives and regularly conduct training on a variety of topics including, but not limited to:

Workplace Law Fundamentals

  • Employment Law 101: What Every Manager Needs to Know
  • Fostering an Harassment-Free Workplace
  • When Workers Don’t Work: Effectively Handling ADA and FMLA Issues
  • Addressing Social Media and Privacy Issues in the Workplace
  • Practicing Positive Employee Relations: Making Unions Unnecessary
  • Embracing Diversity as a Corporate Priority
  • Wage and Hour Compliance: Bolstering Your Pay Practices
  • Preventing the Onslaught of Retaliation Claims

Key Compliance Tools

  • You Want What? Managing ADA Reasonable Accommodation Requests
  • Conducting Workplace Investigations: The Do's and Don’ts
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics
  • The Aging Workforce: Challenges & Solutions
  • Reductions in Force: What You Need to Know and Do
  • Preparing for—and Surviving—a Wage and Hour Investigation
  • Putting Up a Strong Defense without Excessive Costs
  • Proactive Management in a Unionized Environment: Corrective Bargaining

Specialized Training

  • Government Contractor Workshop: Affirmative Action Basics and Beyond
  • Understanding and Complying with the Affordable Care Act
  • Employee Benefit Plan Governance
  • Effectively Protecting Company Assets and Trade Secrets
  • How to Best Conduct an EEO Pay Analysis
  • Title IX Compliance: Preventive Strategies for Universities and Students
  • Understanding and Avoiding Fiduciary Liability under ERISA
  • Best Practices in Immigration Law: I-9s, Visas and More
  • Meeting Cross-Border Employment Law Challenges

We also conduct educational conferences nationwide for in-house attorneys and human resource professionals on a wide range of issues. As part of our management education efforts, we regularly update our website to make readily available substantive information on legal developments and trends in workplace law, as well as announcements about upcoming employment law conferences and events.

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Oct 11

Hartford, CT
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Connecticut Sexual and Other Harassment Education and Training in the Workplace

October 11, 2017 - 8:15 AM to 10:30 AM EST
90 State House Square - Hartford, CT
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Dec 7

Las Vegas, NV
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Nevada Labor & Employment Law Symposium

December 7, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST
3960 S. Las Vegas Blvd - Las Vegas, NV
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Pay Equity is “Comp”licated: New Laws, New Reporting, & How to Protect your Organization

April 27, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Sexual Stereotyping & Gender Identity in the Workplace: Recent Developments

September 17, 2015 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Handbook Audits

April 8, 2015 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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August 9, 2017

Oregon Becomes First State in Nation to Enact Scheduling Legislation

August 9, 2017

Oregon has become the first U.S. state to regulate employer scheduling practices in the food service, hospitality, and retail industries. The new law, S.B. 828, will take effect July 1, 2018. Signed by Governor Kate Brown on August 8, 2017, the new law follows similar measures enacted in such cities as New York, Seattle, and San... Read More

July 24, 2017

Former Employees Do Not Have Right to Inspect Personnel Files, Pennsylvania High Court Clarifies

July 24, 2017

Terminated employees, even those recently separated, are not entitled to inspect their personnel file under the Pennsylvania Inspection of Employment Records Law (the “Act”), according to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Inc. v. Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, No. 30 EAP 2016 (June 20,... Read More

July 5, 2017

Reminder: Vermont ‘Ban the Box’

July 5, 2017

Vermont’s Ban the Box law became effective on July 1, 2017, more than a year after Governor Peter Shumlin signed H. 261. The law prohibits an employer from requesting “criminal history record information,” including arrests, convictions, or sentences, on the initial employment application form, unless the individual is applying for a... Read More

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September 6, 2017
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Jonathan Bing Comments on New York's Salary History Inquiry Ban

September 6, 2017

Jonathan Bing comments on New York hedge funds facing new hiring hurdles as a local anti-discrimination law stops employers from asking for current salaries in "Secret salaries: New York hedge funds face recruitment shake-up," published by HFM Compliance. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 28, 2017
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Michael Jakowsky Authors "Warning to All Trustees: The Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act ('WARN') May Be Lurking in Your Corporate Cases"

August 28, 2017

Michael Jakowsky authors "Warning to All Trustees: The Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act ('WARN') May Be Lurking in Your Corporate Cases," published by American Bankruptcy Trustee Journal. Read More

August 21, 2017
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Nadine Abrahams Comments on Eclipse Fever Celebrations in the Workplace

August 21, 2017

Nadine Abrahams comments on implications of eclipse fever activities in the workplace in "The cost of eclipse fever for workplaces? It could be $694 million," published by Chicago Tribune. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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