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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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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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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

June 30, 2017

California’s New Regulations Offer More Protection for Transgender Individuals

June 30, 2017

California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has approved new regulations to protect transgender individuals, effective July 1, 2017. The new regulations expand protections available for people who identify as transgender. They also expand protections for gender identity and gender expression. California has adopted... Read More

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Richard Greenberg comments on new rules taking effect as a result of the Freelance Isn’t Free Act in "New York City Employers: Rules Implementing Freelancer Act Take Effect," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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Kathryn Russo comments on best practices for multistate employers with drug-testing policies in "How Can Multistate Employers Develop Solid Drug-Testing Policies?" published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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Richard Cino and Margaret Strange Author "Vaccinating Your Brand"

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Richard Cino and Margaret Strange author "Vaccinating Your Brand: How to Protect Your Organization and Reputation from Social Media Attacks Stemming from Employees and Other Individuals or Constituencies," published by Commerce Magazine. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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