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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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Apr 12

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

April 12, 2017 - 8:15 AM to 10:30 AM EST
90 State House Square - Hartford, CT
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Jul 12

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

July 12, 2017 - 8:15 AM to 10:30 AM EST
90 State House Square - Hartford, CT
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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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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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April 8, 2015 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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January 12, 2017

New York Bars Insurers from Denying Commercial Crime Coverage Due to Employee’s Prior Criminal Conviction

January 12, 2017

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) has promulgated a regulation that requires insurance companies to provide Commercial Crime Coverage to employers who have prior knowledge of an employee’s prior criminal conviction. Commercial Crime Coverage is defined as coverage under a policy of commercial risk... Read More

January 10, 2017

Ohio Limits Local Workplace Laws, Expands Concealed Carry Rights of Licensed Gun Holders

January 10, 2017

A new Ohio law mandates uniformity of laws across the state affecting wage-hour, paid sick and safe leave and other fringe benefits, and scheduling of employee work hours. Senate Bill 331 expressly prohibits cities and counties from adopting laws in these areas that differ from those enacted at the state and federal level. Senate Bill... Read More

January 9, 2017

D.C. Council Passes Ban on Credit History Screens on Job Applicants, Interns, Employees

January 9, 2017

The Washington D.C. Council unanimously passed the “Fair Credit in Employment Amendment Act” (Bill 21-244) to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 and prevent employers from taking discriminatory action against applicants, interns and employees based on the individual’s “credit information.” The Fair Credit... Read More

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January 12, 2017
Law 360

Michelle Phillips Comments on Accommodating the Rights of LGBTQ Workers

January 12, 2017

Michelle Phillips comments on how employers can be more accommodating of LGBTQ rights in the workplace, published by Law 360. Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

January 8, 2017
Prism Legal

Eric Felsberg Discusses the New Jackson Lewis Analytics Resource Group

January 8, 2017

Eric Felsberg discusses how the JL Data Analytics group provides data-driven compliance assessments and strategic labor relations in "Is 2017 the Year of Legal Data Analytics? Jackson Lewis’ New Team," published by Prism Legal.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

December 19, 2016
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Stephanie Peet, K. Joy Chin and Timothy McCarthy Author "Philadelphia to Restrict Wage History in Hiring Decisions"

December 19, 2016

Stephanie Peet, K. Joy Chin and Timothy McCarthy author "Philadelphia to Restrict Wage History in Hiring Decisions," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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