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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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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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February 15, 2017

Florida Whistleblower Act Requires Showing of Actual Violation, Federal Court Rules

February 15, 2017

Florida’s private-sector Whistleblower Act (“FWA”) protects only those employees who can show an actual violation of a law, rule, or regulation, a federal district court has held. Graddy v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, No. 5:16-cv-9-Oc-28PRL (M.D. Fla. Feb. 14, 2017). The FWA (Florida Statute Section 448.102) prohibits... Read More

January 26, 2017

New Proposed Anti-Harassment Guidance Addresses Many Issues

January 26, 2017

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Unlawful Harassment. The 75-page Proposed Guidance follows a Report from the Commission’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace. This Task Force was co-chaired by Republican Commissioner Victoria A. Lipnic (now Acting... Read More

January 26, 2017

Governor Signs Puerto Rico Employment Law Reform

January 26, 2017

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has signed the “Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act” (House Bill 453), a law that dramatically changes the employment landscape in Puerto Rico and provides more flexibility in the workplace. The Act, signed by the Governor on January 26, 2017, changes the definition of daily... Read More

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January 25, 2017

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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

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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

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