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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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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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Handbook Audits

April 8, 2015 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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May 24, 2017

Mine Safety Agency Issues Close Call Accident Alert after Structural Failure

May 24, 2017

The Mine Safety and Health Administration issued a “close call accident alert” after a structural failure at a sand and gravel mine. MSHA said that a scrubber tower located at the mine structurally failed moments after a miner traveled through the area. The agency said that four main support columns failed, causing the scrubber tower... Read More

May 23, 2017

New Puerto Rico Labor Department Religious Accommodation Regulations Effective May 25

May 23, 2017

The Employment Law Reform enacted earlier this year in Puerto Rico introduced a local requirement to accommodate an employee’s observance of religious practices or beliefs. (See our article, Top 20 Things You Should Know About the Proposed Puerto Rico Employment Law Reform.) The law directed the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of... Read More

March 13, 2017

Is Your Organization Prepared for the (March) Madness?

March 13, 2017

It’s the time of year when workplace chatter suddenly includes constant references to Wildcats, Jayhawks, Pirates, Tar Heels, and Blue Devils. As well as the question of whether the UConn Women’s Basketball Team will ever lose to anyone. Why is that? Because March Madness is here. Starting March 14, the focus of nearly every... Read More

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Matthew Nieman Comments on the Need for Substance Abuse Policies in the Workplace

May 24, 2017

Matthew Nieman comments on the need for employers to review and update their substance abuse policies and drug-testing practices due to American workers testing positive for drugs at the highest rate since 2004 in "Uptick in Positive Drug Tests Shows Need to Revisit Employment Policies," published by SHRM. Subscription may be... Read More

May 19, 2017
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Michelle Phillips Comments on Employers Creating Equality in their Workforce for LGBT Employees

May 19, 2017

Michelle Phillips comments on employers becoming increasingly proactive in creating equality in their workforce for LGBT employees in "Combating Transgender Discrimination in the Workforce," published by Advisen Front Page News. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

May 17, 2017
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MIchelle Phillips Comments on University of Iowa Athletics Employee Wins Discrimination Case

May 17, 2017

Michelle Phillips comments on former University of Iowa athletics administrator wins Title IX lawsuit in "University of Iowa Athletics Employee Wins $1.4M Discrimination Claim," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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